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Please see below all the vacancies we have available at The Parks Trust and Willen Lake

  • Landscape and Forestry Officer
    • Expiry date:25 March 2020
    • Location:Milton Keynes
    • Salary:£28,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience

    You will play a key role in managing over 6,000 acres of award-winning green infrastructure across Milton Keynes. This includes: plantations, ancient woodlands, street and parkland trees, floodplain meadows, nature reserves, lakes and ponds, grazing land, and general amenity landscape. It is a varied and demanding role, but your main responsibility will be to specify and oversee maintenance work carried out by our contractors and direct works teams. You should have experience in supervising site gangs, managing trees and woodlands, hard and soft landscaping, and dealing with the public. You will need to be tenacious and questioning and have the commitment and personal qualities to ensure we continue to achieve high standards. This post will suit someone who enjoys working in a team but can also work on their own initiative.

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  • Trainee Watersports and Activity Instructor
    • Expiry date:28 February 2020
    • Location:Willen Lake
    • Salary:Up to £10 per hour (once qualified)

    Want a career in watersports but not qualified? We can fund your training!

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  • Boat Hire Supervisor
    • Expiry date:28 February 2020
    • Location:Willen Lake
    • Salary:£11 per hour

    We're recruiting for a Boat Hire Supervisor to lead a busy team to ensure the smooth running of our boat hire operation.

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  • Watersports and Activity Instructor
    • Expiry date:28 February 2020
    • Location:Willen Lake
    • Salary:£10 per hour

    We're looking for Watersports Instructors to deliver high quality sessions to participants and support the wider Watersports department.

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  • Boat Hire Staff
    • Expiry date:28 February 2020
    • Location:Willen Lake
    • Salary:Up to £9.30 per hour

    We're on the hunt for Boat Hire staff to run our busy boat hire centre, ensuring that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience.

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  • Lakeside Assistant
    • Expiry date:28 February 2020
    • Location:Willen Lake
    • Salary:Up to £9.30 per hour

    We're looking for Lakeside Assistants who can ensure the site is kept clean and tidy, whilst maintaining a high level of visitor service at all times.

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  • The Parks Trust Trustee (two positions available)
    • Location:Milton Keynes
    • Salary:Voluntary position

    Like most charities The Parks Trust, is governed by a Board of Trustees.  The Trustees all live locally, are volunteers and are usually appointed to the board for a three-year term. They have ultimate responsibility for the sound professional, legal and financial management of the Trust and they set and monitor the strategic direction of the Trust.

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  • Main Contractor for Great Linford Manor Park
    • Expiry date:09 March 2020
    • Location:Great Linford Manor Park
    • Salary:N/A

    We are currently welcoming applications to tender for our ‘Reveal, Revive and Restore’ project at Great Linford Manor Park, Milton Keynes. Please find out more below. Contract Duration: July 2020 to July 2021 The Parks Trust have successfully secured a delivery grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and National Lottery Community Fund to ‘Reveal, Revive and Restore’ Great Linford Manor Park, Milton Keynes. The Parks Trust is seeking a Main Contractor for the restorative work of the 18th Century landscape and surviving key features at the park.

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