|Project||GIS Technician 2016|
|Employer||Melton Borough Council|
The Borough of Melton is an attractive rural area in the northeast of Leicestershire at the heart of the East Midlands. It encompasses the picturesque Vale of Belvoir, which, literally translated, means ‘beautiful view’. Steeped in rural tradition, this part of the country is famous for its fine food and drink, including Melton Mowbray pork pies, stilton cheese and locally brewed ale. Melton Mowbray is often referred to as the country’s rural capital of food and drink.
The population of Melton Borough in 2011 was 50,376. Over half of the population live in the historic market town of Melton Mowbray, the remainder live in more than 70 villages and surrounding countryside.
The town centre is about 28 kilometres (17 to 18 miles) from the large cities of Leicester and Nottingham, and 20 kilometres (14 miles) to the towns of Loughborough and Grantham. There are train stations at Melton Mowbray and Bottesford. Direct train routes run through Melton Mowbray from Leicester, Stansted Airport, Birmingham, Cambridge and Liverpool. There are regular bus services to Nottingham and Leicester.
Melton Borough Council employs just over 160 people, most based at their main offices on Parkside, about 150 yards from Melton Mowbray Station and the Town Centre.
The post holder will be responsible for assisting the delivery of the Council’s Development Control, Licensing, Building Control, Planning Policy and Enforcement Services, with particular responsibility for the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) databases and research intelligence that underpin these service areas.
Benefits of this opportunity
The successful candidate will gain a thorough understanding of the role of data and systems in underpinning the Councils Services.
Future employment potential
This is a 6 month part-time role. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop transferable skills and experience in a number of work areas which will significantly enhance future employability.
Benefits of working with Change Agents UK
Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables students and recent graduates to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:
• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy
• Management support and networking opportunities.
• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.
• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.
• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.
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Outputs and Key Tasks
Development Control responsibilities
Building Control responsibilities
Planning Policy responsibilities
Melton Borough Council has adopted an Equalities Policy and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity. The Council opposes all forms of discrimination most specifically in regards to currently recognised Protected Characteristics.
Employer: Melton Borough Council
Salary (per annum pro rata): £17,891- £19,939 (dependent upon experience)
Interview Date: Monday 22nd August 2016
Closing Date: Sunday 14th August 2016
Preferred Start Date: Week commencing 5th September 2016
Length of Opportunity: 6 months
Days/Week: 2.5 days
Work outside normal hours: Some out of hours evening work may be required (overtime paid after 6pm)
Annual leave: 22 days pro rata
Probation period: 1 month
Base: Melton Borough Council Offices, Burton St, Melton Mowbray LE13 1GH
Department: Regulatory Services
|Salary||£17,891- £19,939 (dependent upon experience)|
|Hours Per Week||17.50|
Closed - no further applications permitted