Wealden District Council

Job Vacancy:Housing Contracts Supervising Officer

Job Information


£16,203 to £18,003 + car cash allowance

Contract Type:

Permanent, Part Time


22.2 hours per week


Council Offices, Hailsham


A vacancy has arisen in our busy Housing department for a Housing Contracts Supervising Officer, overseeing grounds maintenance, cleaning and emergency alarm contracts on behalf of the Council. 

You will liaise with contractors and ensure that the works are carried out as required, as well as working closely with Housing Officers and Estate Wardens to ensure that the Council’s housing estate open spaces are kept in good order. You will also work with tenants, residents and stakeholders to obtain feedback on the quality of the work.

To be successful in this role you will need to have considerable experience of managing external contractors, budget management and good knowledge of ground maintenance and building cleaning practices. Highly motivated, you will have good interpersonal skills and the ability to plan and organise workloads, produce reports and maintain records. You will have a good level of general education and ideally hold a qualification relevant to grounds maintenance management, such as a City & Guilds, BTEC or RHS Level 3 certificate.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

Closing Date:

27 April 2017

Interview Date:

Friday 12th May 2017

Post Number:


Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX