Parks and Open Spaces Manager job in Worksop

Parks and Open Spaces Manager

  • Employer - Bassetlaw District Council
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Environment Services
  • Location: - Worksop
  • Salary - Grade 9 i.e. £35,745 - £39,880 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Friday, 02 July 2021 12:00

Job Description

Bassetlaw in North Nottinghamshireis home for 117,000 residents and benefits from excellent road and rail connections. The district is blessed with a varied landscape including over 10,000 hectares of woodland, many picturesque villages, award winning parks and three larger towns which provide an enviable choice of lifestyles.

This senior post provides an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a passionate, committed and supportive management team who welcome new ideas and embrace change. Based in Worksop, you will play a key role in enhancing our varied facilities, increasing income and inward investment and delivering the highest operational standards.

We are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and an innovative approach to project development and income generation.  The successful applicant will be an experienced manager within a parks and open spaces setting, with a forward thinking outlook and proven ability to build, lead and motivate individuals and teams.

Effective project management skills, including budget management, procurement and staff management are therefore vital. We’ll also expect you to have excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills together with experience of setting and monitoring service delivery and safety standards and implementing service improvements.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

·         A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·         A generous Pension Scheme

·         Flexitime scheme

·         Annual leave purchase scheme

·         Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·         Family friendly policies

·         Discounted car parking

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Peter Clark, Leisure and Wellbeing Manager on 01909 533 533 

Contact information

Please return your fully completed application form quoting the position reference number to or by post to:

Bassetlaw District Council

Queens Buildings,

Potter Street,



S80 2AH

Interview information

W/C 12 July 2021

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