Looking for a new venture, The Parks Trust are recruiting!

Posted 7th July 2021

Local Milton Keynes based charity, The Parks Trust are currently recruiting for people to join their expanding team. If you are looking for your next venture, check out the vacancies with this exciting organisation.

The Parks Trust are the self-financing charity that looks after 25% of Milton Keynes’ green space which includes parkland, woods, lakes, and river valleys. The Parks Trust employs over 70 people in a variety of roles including; Landscaping, Finance, Property, Environmental, Marketing, Outdoor Learning, Events as well as a dedicated team who run their watersports and activities at Willen Lake.

Do you enjoy the outside and the green environment? Have you ever thought of a career in Landscape and Forestry? The Trust is now advertising for five different roles within their Landscaping and Operations team including; a Trainee Tractor Driver, a Landscape Maintenance and Forestry Trainee, Hard and Ground Works Trainee, Landscape Maintenance Supervisor and Hard and Ground Works Team Supervisor.

For their trainee roles within the landscaping team, The Parks Trust are looking for individuals who have an interest in the landscape or forestry industry, who are enthusiastic and fast learners with a willingness to take on further training to enhance their skill level in horticulture. For the Supervisors roles, they are looking for people with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

The Parks Trust also have another fantastic opportunity for a Parks Enforcement Officer to join their team. The role is part of a new Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) that has been entered into with Thames Valley Police. They are looking for an enthusiastic Park Enforcement Officer who enjoys working with people and who likes being outdoors, to patrol their parks and help keep park users safe. You will work alongside the Ranger team and your primary role will be to discourage and manage anti-social behaviour that spoils the enjoyment of other visitors and residents or that damages the parkland.

Furthermore, Willen Lake, Milton Keynes’ most popular park are looking at people to join their team. Roles currently available include; Receptionist and Administrator.

You will be joining a ground-breaking organisation and be part of a high-performing team with a great range of staff benefits: ongoing support and training, excellent contributory pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution), income protection and life assurance cover, enhanced maternity and paternity allowances, occupational sick pay, generous annual leave allowance, alongside other additional benefits.

At The Parks Trust we welcome people from all backgrounds and are committed to improving the diversity of our team and to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships

 If you would like a tour of our offices or to pop in to meet some of our team whilst considering making an application please get in touch, we would love to show you around and explain a bit more about how the Trust works.

To find out more about the current vacancies and to apply visit: www.theparkstrust.com/workforus