Job Vacancies

Employer Engagement Officer - Ref S73

S01 = £25,440 - £27,123 per annum

Pendle is an area steeped in industrial history with key manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, textiles and engineering.  Pendle Council wants to increase the prosperity of Pendle, and we aim to do this by creating the right conditions for companies to thrive and grow so they create higher value jobs for our growing population.

The main focus of this position is to work with local employers and support their growth and expansion plans, along with promoting, delivering and monitoring business support programmes and undertaking research to determine how best the Council can support the local economy.

The successful candidate will have experience of direct communication with businesses at management level; along with experience of developing new and existing partnerships, and possess excellent organisational and communication skills.  An ability to carry out research and analysis of data as well as experience of achieving targets and monitoring outputs is essential. 

As this position requires the postholder to travel around the Borough, a full current driving licence, along with use of a vehicle is also essential.

To apply for this vacancy:

For an application pack, email rachel.birkett@liberata.com; dial 01282 878811 (24-hour recruitment answerphone service), quoting job reference S63, or visit http://www.pendle.gov.uk/.  For people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine.

Interviews are intended to be held on Tuesday 9th June 2015.

Closing date for applications is Friday 22 May 2015

Assistant Parks and Cemeteries Officer - Ref S74

Scale 6 = £22,937 - £24,472 per annum

This new post assists senior staff with the day-to-day management and supervision of the Landscape Maintenance and Bereavement Section. Other activities will also include carrying out inspections of the borough’s memorials, play areas and parks in line with good practice guidance.

You will have either technical qualifications or a thorough knowledge and understanding of horticulture, arboriculture and the statutory requirements for the burial of the dead.

You must also have some previous experience as a Clerk of Works, or experience of carrying out a supervisory role within a Landscape Maintenance environment.

You should be physically able to carry out the duties (such as climbing, bending, lifting and carrying), understand Health and Safety requirements, have good IT skills, and possess good numeracy, and communication skills.

You must hold a current full driving licence.

To apply for this vacancy:

For an application pack, email rachel.birkett@liberata.com; dial 01282 878811 (24-hour recruitment answerphone service), quoting job reference S74, or visit http://www.pendle.gov.uk/.  For people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 May 2015.