Senior Executive Parks And Landscape Officer



Job Summary

South Dublin County Council is one of four local authorities in the Dublin region. The Council’s administrative area is 222.74 square kilometres, bounded by Dublin city to the northeast, the Dublin Mountains and County Wicklow to the south, the River Liffey to the north separating it from Fingal and County Kildare to the west. Within that area is a population of 278,767 people living in the county, over 6,500 business and significant economic, social and cultural infrastructure to serve a growing capital city region.

An opportunity now exists in South Dublin County Council for the position of Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer.
Reporting to the Senior Engineer / Senior Parks Superintendent and/or another employee nominated by the Chief Executive, the Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer will be responsible for the efficient management and development of their prescribed work area to which they are assigned.
The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a qualification in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Natural or Environmental Science (Level 8 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications).
  • Have not less than seven years post-graduate satisfactory experience of planning, design, development and management of one or more of the following: Parks, Heritage Landscapes and Gardens, Open Spaces, Green Infrastructure, Public Realm and Urban Design, Urban Forests, Sports Grounds, Recreation and Play Facilities, Burial Grounds, Community Gardens and Allotments.
  • Have the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a senior executive team, managing and motivating multi-disciplinary teams to achieve corporate objectives;
  • Have good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders including interest groups and public representatives;
  • Have proven ability to manage financial resources within a strict budgetary control framework;
  • Have a proven ability to manage the delivery of projects on time and within budget, including dealing with procurement, contractors, professional consultants;

Organization Local Government Jobs Ireland
Industry Management
Occupational Category Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer
Job Location Dublin,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Permanent
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Salary 71093 - 88727 | £  / Yearly
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-02-18 9:50 am
Expires on 2024-03-27