Service Manager – Neighbourhoods and Environment

01 October 2020


Salary £51,555 - £54,615 per annum.

(There will be an opportunity for the successful applicant to apply for an upgrade to an Assistant Director role after one year’s service – salary up to £60,934)

Job Overview:

Do you have experience of working in a highly political environment with a background in Waste, Environmental Services or Transport; and are looking to take the next step in your career?

Ashfield District Council is looking for their next Service Manager, Neighbourhoods and Environment and if you are the right candidate you could progress to Assistant Director in a year.

Neighbourhood Services in Ashfield have undergone significant transformation which includes digital service transformation in front line services, and a more commercial approach to all service areas.

The Council is looking for a leader with the ability to think and act strategically; whilst maintaining a strong relationship with the operations. The role is varied and fast paced with responsibility for one of the Council’s largest services areas and significant budgets.

With experience in project and programme management the post holder would also be responsible for leadership and delivery of the Council’s Cleaner and Greener theme within the Corporate Plan.

To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement via email to:

Please note your supporting statement must clearly demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria for this post.

Closing date – 25th October 2020
On-line testing – 30th October to 3rd November 2020
Assessment Centre – week commencing 16th November 2020

For more information on this post please contact: 
Theresa Hodgkinson, Director of Place and Wellbeing (07917 245875)

Canvassing of Members of the Council (directly or indirectly) for any appointment shall disqualify the candidate for that appointment. Applicants should disclose if they are related to a Member or Officer of the Authority.

Ashfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community. 

Please note this post is politically restricted under the Local Government (Politically Restricted Posts) (No. 2) Regulations 1990.