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Environmental Services Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
27/09/2021 23:59
Grade 9 (SCP 37 - 41) £40,876 - £44,863
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
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Employment Location:
Jack Crawford House, Houghton Depot and agile working
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Job details 

Closing date:
27 Sep

Further information

Sunderland City Council has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Environmental Services Manager to support the provision of effective management of Local Environmental Services, which includes the maintenance of grounds, parks and open spaces and street cleansing.

Part of the framework of Sunderland’s 2030 City Plan, is to create a city where every neighbourhood is safe, clean and welcoming with decent homes and facilities, and where every resident can feel proud of where they live. To create a dynamic, healthy and vibrant city to ensure we serve our communities to the highest standards possible.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to build effective relationships with our partners and communities and work across the City with vision and attention to detail. They will also be able to demonstrate the ability to continually develop and review service delivery plans and the allocation of resources to deliver key objectives with a commitment to service excellence, continuous improvement and value for money, including the development and use of technology in frontline services.

The post holder will be responsible for the health and safety of employees and others, implementing safe systems of work, and continuously reviewing, identifying and managing associated risks.

The Environmental Services Manager role is demanding and will require working outside of normal working hours.

The post holder will be part of a busy and vibrant team dealing with both internal and external customers. You will be required to have excellent interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal and have excellent literacy, numeracy and customer service skills.

Applicants should be qualified to degree level or equivalent or have relevant qualifications or extensive experience of working in environmental services.

Are you up for the challenge?

For an informal discussion please contact Sandra Mitchell, Assistant Director of Community Resilience at sandra.mitchell@sunderland.gov.uk
Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.
Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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