Mugdock Park Team Leader

Organisation: Mugdock Country Park

Salary: £44,272.07 - £49,874.52 per year

Location: Mugdock Country Park

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Roads & Neighbourhood Service for the post of Mugdock Country Park Team Leader. The duties are wide ranging with a particular focus on land management, visitor experience, customer service, commercial opportunity and capital development.

The role is responsible for delivering the Mugdock Strategy and Land Management Plan 2022-27 and reports to the Mugdock Joint Management Committee. Within the Mugdock team there are a number of service areas including Countryside Rangers, Wardens, Visitor Centre staff and Park Development staff. A joint project with Scottish Water includes overseeing Ranger and Warden staff delivering services at Milngavie Reservoirs.

The main areas of work include:

Policy and strategy development and implementation
Project delivery for capital and revenue projects
Budget responsibility for the Mugdock account
Planning, monitoring and reporting activities carried out by Park staff
Partnership working with internal and external partners
Compliance, health and safety and security at the Park
Main contact and reporting officer for the Mugdock Joint Management Committee
Ensuring a high quality visitor attraction, protecting and enhancing the park’s natural environment, in addition to increasing business activity and income.
You will have a good knowledge of countryside management and relevant experience of project development and implementation. You will drive forward the delivery the Mugdock Strategy and will report to the Mugdock Joint Management Committee on events, educational activities, land management, visitor experience and project delivery.

The role is for 35 hours per week. Normal hours of work will be 0900 to 1700 although evening and weekend working may be required.

Application Deadline: Monday 20/05/2024