Director of Park Services

Location
Helmsley, York
Salary
£48k- £56k pa with potential progression to £61k
Posted
24 Jul 2018
Closes
23 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

North York Moors National Park Authority  

Help!! Our Director is retiring and we want you to bring us your energy, dynamism, and brilliant communication skills. 

In return, you’ll get to work in the North York Moors, one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK.  We are here to promote opportunities to understand and enjoy the North York Moors and its amazing special qualities - we are looking for a talented person to lead our work in this area.

Director of Park Services

£48k- £56k pa with potential progression to £61k

You will be the Authority’s strategic lead on delivering our exciting work in recreation and access, education, youth engagement, promotion, tourism, visitor centres and communication, ensuring that the North York Moors is relevant, interesting and accessible to all sectors of society. You’ll also need to continue our impressive work in generating income but without compromising our values.   

You’ll need to be able to demonstrate your;

  • Significant management experience and financial acumen;
  • Ability to lead and motivate a large team of paid staff and volunteers;
  • Commitment to excellent service delivery;
  • Strong enthusiasm for National Parks and what makes them special.

You’ll find that you are working with skilled, dedicated and supportive colleagues; and there will be chance to take advantage of our excellent personal development and flexible working opportunities.

The National Park and surrounding area is a superb place to live and work with excellent schools and good access to main transportation links. You would be based at the Authority’s Headquarters in the attractive market town of Helmsley. 

Closing date: 9.00am on Thursday 23 August 2018

Shortlisting is scheduled for 10.00am on Thursday 23 August 2018

Interviews are to be held on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 September (attendance required on both days)