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Details of job opportunities at Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council.


Current Vacancies

Head of Planning

Salary up to £62,019pa
plus leased car or cash alternative, generous leave allowance, and easy parking
Based at Kings Hill ME19 4LZ

Working within a multi-disciplinary environment, you will have the professional and personal skills to deliver a new local plan, balance major development and environmental issues and champion effeciency and quality in our development management service.

Closing date: 10th March 2015
Interviews: 26th and 30th March 2015

 For further information and to apply on-line.

Assistant Parks Officer

Based at Tonbridge Castle, TN9 1BG with occasional days at Kings Hill, ME19 4LZ
Salary range from c.£17,277 to £18,549 pa
2 year fixed-term contract

You will be involved in assisting in the management and supervision of Council's Ground Maintenance Contract; assisting in the day to day management of all parks, open spaces, sports grounds, horticultural features and play areas provided by the Council in the south of the Borough; and assist in the management of Tonbridge Cemetery.

You will be qualified to at least HND/Degree level, or equivalent, in Horticulture or a relevant related subject, and have experience of grounds maintenance.

 For further information and to apply on-line.

Closing date for applications: 12pm - 02 March 2015  
Interviews will be held on: 09 March 2015

Summer Playscheme

Temporary from 3rd  to 21st August 2015
Monday to Friday (part time)
£6.50 - £7.92 per hour depending upon job role

The Summer Playscheme will run for 3 weeks during the school summer holidays for children aged 4 to 11 years old. We are looking for out-going staff with enthusiasm and a sense of responsibility to work at Playscheme Centres across the Borough.  There are vacancies for Area Supervisors, Centre Managers and Deputy Centre Managers, Playworkers and Support Assistants. 

All candidates must be over 18 as at 3rd August 2015 and will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check, and to have their references taken up before the start of the scheme. A recognised childcare qualification is desirable but not essential.

Closing date: 31st March 2015
Interviews will be held during early April.

For further details and an application form, please email: personnel.services@tmbc.gov.uk or download an information pack and application form.

Leisure Centres

For vacancies at our Leisure Centres at Larkfield Leisure Centre, Tonbridge Pool, the Angel Centre, and Poult Wood Golf Course.


Apprenticeships - Information for employers

Employer: Kent County Council
For further details: www.kent.gov.uk/apprentice

Further Information

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) will be invited to interview.

If you would like more details of a vacancy, contact us through the links provided for each vacancy or email us at personnel.services@tmbc.gov.uk

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Last Updated: 21st November 2014