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This is an exciting time to be working in Croydon. Croydon Council are currently looking to recruit a Community and conservation Team leader to be part of a busy Parks services Development team.

Community and Conservation Team Leader – Grade 10

| Croydon Council

Location: Croydon

Salary: £40,833 – £42,840

Full time: 36 Hours Per Week

Closing date: 15th April at 11:59pm

Job Description

Croydon Council are looking for an experienced Conservation team officer manager to join Croydon’s Parks team. 

This postholder will lead the development and implementation of conservation initiatives covering 127 parks, among them four Sites of Special Scientific Interest and three Local Nature Reserves, while at the same time provide guidance and support to our 50 friends of parks groups.

The postholder will also be responsible for the day to day management of two country side park wardens,

This is an exciting time to join the recently created Parks team and provide the steer and guidance needed to make Croydon a yet more biodiversity borough with the help of a diverse team.

We are looking for someone with a track record of Conservation management including staff management, experience leading the strategic development of conservation plans including fundraising and partnerships is also important.

Dealing with Councillor and MP enquires as well as enquiries that come from the general public.

Promote the active participation of the public, working closely with residents, community groups, charities, sponsors and third-party organisations.

To represent the council at meetings, etc.


Will occasionally be required to work outside normal office hours 

To view full job specification, follow the link below

Parks+and+Green+Spaces+Community++Conservation+Team+Leader+Role+Profile.doc – Google Docs

Equal opportunities statement

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Subject to business needs, we will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements and support hybrid working, whereby staff attend the workplace for part of their working week and work from home, or elsewhere, remotely for the rest of the time.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.

How To Apply

To apply, follow the link below. Goodluck!

Community and Conservation Team Leader – Grade 10 (£40,833 – £42,840) – Croydon Jobs Careers (