Job vacancies

Welcome from Elaine Jackson, Acting Chief Executive

Hello and thank you for taking the time to find out more about our current vacancies at Tandridge District Council.

We are a small but ambitious Council with big challenges ahead and these roles are crucial in helping us meet those challenges. 

We now have a number of positions that we need to fill across the organisation. Detail of these roles can be accessed through the links provided.

We are looking for creative, enthusiastic and dynamic candidates who thrive on working in a fast pace and changing environment. You should be passionate about internal and external customer service to help us engage with our residents, businesses, staff and other stakeholders.

In return we’ll offer you a lively and supportive, flexible environment with lots of opportunities to progress in your career.

If all this resonates with you and sounds like the kind of challenge that will get you out of bed in the morning, we look forward to hearing from you. 

Elaine Jackson
Acting Chief Executive

 

Building Futures offers school leavers the opportunity to try out different careers in the property development industry. With a competitive salary, sponsored part-time further education and one-on-one mentoring it is a perfect way to kick-start a career. 

The programme is open to anyone in their final year of school or college studying towards A-levels or an equivalent qualification, although recent school leavers will also be considered.

The Berkeley Group are looking for enthusiastic, articulate and resilient people with an open mind and desire to learn and work. There are no minimum grade requirements but trainees will be expected to go on to part-time further education after their first year, so sufficient grades to continue in education are required.

The programme is available in Berkeley Eastern Counties, St James and St William. Applicants must be prepared to work from the Sevenoaks office in Kent or divisional offices in London. Applicants must be willing and able to travel to developments across Kent and South-East London.

Applications are now open and will close on 31 January 2020.

You can request an application form or contact the Berkeley Group for more information at www.berkeleygroup.co.uk/about-us/careers/building-futures

We have an exciting opportunity within Case Services for an experienced Housing Allocations Officer to join the Resident Support Team.  Working within the Housing Needs service you will be responsible for the maintenance of the Council’s Housing Needs Register and administration of the Council’s Choice Based Lettings Scheme – Homechoice. 

Key responsibilities:

  • The effective management of the Council’s Housing Needs Register
  • Administration of the Council’s Choice Based Lettings scheme; including advertising properties, shortlisting bids and verification of applications – including home visits and financial assessments
  • The allocation of social housing in the district, including the Council’s own housing stock and via nomination agreements with other social housing providers, in accordance with the Council’s Allocation Scheme
  • Preparation of tenancy agreements accompanied viewings and signing-up of council tenancies
  • Coordination, verification and administration of Mutual Exchange applications

The ideal applicant:

  • Will have excellent understanding of relevant housing legislation, regulation and guidance
  • Will have experience of working in a lettings environment in either the public or private sector

To succeed, you will need to be committed to the delivery of excellent customer focussed service, resourceful and flexible in your approach and have a willingness to take ownership of cases seeing them through to a successful conclusion. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be well organised, have an eye for detail, and the ability to use initiative and creativity to solve challenging problems.

Role Specification.

Salary: £29,346 - £34,007
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online. 

Application closing date 2 February 2020
Interview date Week commencing 10 February 2020

 

Our Parks and Open Spaces team are expanding our range of in-house services at our Housing Sites in the district.

We require grounds maintenance staff to carry out a number of roles including tractor driving, grass and hedge maintenance, flower bed and floral displays. Successful applicants will need to have experience in grass cutting (including ride on mowers), gardening, hedge & shrub maintenance, sweeping/blowing, litter clearance, and other grounds maintenance duties.

You should be flexible and able to work as part of a small team.  You will be required to work seasonal hours averaging 37 hours per week (Summer 40hrs and Winter 30.25hrs). A current manual driving license is essential.

To be successful for a Chargehand position, it is essential that you are able to supervise and motivate a small team of grounds maintenance staff to work to their full potential. 

Role Specification 

Salary: £24,953 - £28,693
Hours: Annualised Hours (Summer 40hrs and Winter 30.25hrs) hours per week
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply 

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online.

Application closing date 2 February 2020
Interview date 10 February 2020

 

Our Parks and Open Spaces team are expanding our range of in-house services at our Housing Sites in the district.

We require grounds maintenance staff to carry out a number of roles including tractor driving, grass and hedge maintenance, flower bed and floral displays. Successful applicants will need to have experience in grass cutting (including ride on mowers), gardening, hedge & shrub maintenance, sweeping/blowing, litter clearance, and other grounds maintenance duties.

You should be flexible and able to work as part of a small team. Our permanent staff will be required to work seasonal hours averaging 37 hours per week (Summer 40hrs and Winter 30.25hrs). A current manual driving license is essential.

Please indicate on your application form whether you are experienced in grass cutting & grounds maintenance or pruning and grounds maintenance.

Role Specification.

Salary: £20,735 - £24,441
Hours: Annualised Hours (Summer 40hrs and Winter 30.25hrs) hours
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online.

Application closing date 2 February 2020
Interview date 10 February 2020

 

Our Parks and Open Spaces team are expanding our range of in-house services at our Housing Sites in the district.

We require grounds maintenance staff to carry out a number of roles including tractor driving, grass and hedge maintenance, flower bed and floral displays. Successful applicants will need to have experience in grass cutting (including ride-on mowers), gardening, hedge & shrub maintenance, sweeping/blowing, litter clearance, and other grounds maintenance duties.

You should be flexible and able to work as part of a small team. Our seasonal staff will be required to work seasonal hours of 40 hours per week on a fixed-term contract of up to 36 weeks of the year February to October. A current manual driving license is essential.

Please indicate on your application form whether you are experienced in grass cutting & grounds maintenance or pruning and grounds maintenance.

Role Specification.

Salary: £10.75 per hour, 40 hours per week - Up to 36-week Contract
Hours: 40 hours per week hours
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online.

Application closing date 2 February 2020
Interview date 10 February 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive vehicle mechanic to undertake the maintenance and repairs of the Councils wide range of vehicles. This will also include the inspections of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles. 

The post holder will also carry out mechanical repairs to playground equipment, once suitable training has been undertaken. In addition to these duties you will be expected to use the computerised fleet maintenance system, this will include generating service sheet, recording reported defects and work completed on each vehicle.

The post holder must behold/be willing to undertake training courses for specialist vehicles and complete the necessary qualifications to repair playground equipment.

Role specification

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online

Application closing date 2 February 2020
Interview date 10 February 2020