Park Patrol Supervisor

Full-time Position

Ipswich Borough Council’s Park Patrol Team are responsible for ensuring the safety of visitors and upkeep of all parks & open spaces around Ipswich seven days a week.

Job Description

Ipswich Borough Council’s Park Patrol Team are responsible for ensuring the safety of visitors and upkeep of all parks & open spaces around Ipswich seven days a week.

Day to day

Our work is not only limited to parks, it also extends to allotments, cemeteries, play areas and recreation grounds. Whether it be deterring antisocial behaviour, locking and unlocking parks, litter picking, dealing with public enquires, working alongside other departments or carrying out play area inspections; no two days working on Park Patrol are the same.

As we are moving into the longer evenings our parks are open longer to ensure everyone has access to outside space. We are looking for someone who can work alternate evenings and weekends with some availability during weekdays.

If you are someone who likes working outside, has experience in managing a team we would welcome your application.

Please follow this link for an understanding of our operational hours, which change throughout the season Park locations and opening times | Ipswich Borough Council.

About you

  • You will be quick thinking and able to use your own initiative.
  • You will be physically capable of carrying out foot patrols over long distances.
  • You will possess a sound knowledge of using a smart phone.

A full driving licence is essential.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Lisa Stannard via email lisa.stannard@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role Job description and Person specification

The assessment interview process will be carried out in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Location

Various Park Locations

Salary

£26,357 – £27,852

Application closing date

10 May 2023

Job type

37 Hours per week

Job reference

REQ00648

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000