Country Parks Trading Officer

Country Parks including Druridge Bay
£21,589 - £23,836
03 Aug 2020
13 Aug 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Countryside Parks Trading Officer

The Council 

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 


Job Purpose:  

To contribute to the provision of a high quality visitor experience in Northumberland’s Country Parks. Supervise the operation of the cafés at the three country parks and the campsite at Druridge Bay Country Park and provide information to the public.  Duties will include weekend and Bank Holiday working as well as midweek working according to agreed work rotas. 


Essential criteria:

Please see the job description / person specification by clicking on this link


We are offering: 

  • A starting salary of £21,589 (Band 5 £21,589 – £23,836)
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
  • A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

This is a full time, fixed term post until 10 February 2022

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Neil Dawson 0n 01670 623021or email   for an informal discussion.

Closing date for application is midnight on 13th August 2020

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognize the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07775026871 or We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please contact 0345 600 6400 or email