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Project Landscape Architect

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Posted: 12/02/2019
Reference: 763304
Job Type: Contract
Location: Bargoed, Wales (map)
Salary: £17.08 - £17.08
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Job description

Project Landscape Architect

A new opportunity has become available that involves overseeing the procurement and implementation of community play projects including playgrounds, keep fit areas, skate parks and associated environmental improvements.

Duties

  • Prepare, liaise and advise in conjunction with Environmental Officers WHQS on matters relating to the design and maintenance of recreational and green infrastructure, acting as the Council’s main point of contact for such initiatives on Council housing land.
  • Provide advice and prepare designs, developed in close consultation with community groups and work with the Environmental Officers WHQS to secure approvals for project implementation.
  • Act as contract administrator for a range of physical improvements funded via the WHQS Environmental Programme.

Essential criteria

  • A good understanding of the issues facing the urban and green infrastructure of the south Wales Valleys.
  • Demonstrable experience of working within the landscape industry and managing landscape programmes.
  • Demonstrable experience of the tendering process and contract management.
  • Experience of working with professionals from different disciplines and communities to develop projects in partnership.
  • Experience of Health and Safety Planning.

Details

  • Wales, Bargoed
  • £17.08 per hour Umbrella rate
  • Temporary contract

 

Post is flexible working with a base in Bargoed opposite the train station. May involve some out of hours work.

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