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Deputy Open Spaces Operations Manager

Full time, permanent



Do you have previous experience working in public open spaces? Have you got excellent operational management experience? If yes, then we want to hear from you!

Our client is looking for a Deputy Open Spaces Operational Manager to join their busy team on a full time permanent basis. Within this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that service standards are met within public open spaces.



  • Support the Operations Manager in the day-to-day management of public open spaces, including grounds maintenance, cemetery services, litter collection, tree care etc.
  • Manage and schedule staff according to workload
  • Order equipment, materials, plants as needed
  • Assist in the design and delivery of floral displays
  • Support the Open Spaces Manager with the planning and execution of festive light displays
  • Maintain service records for buildings, play areas and equipment
  • Record and update health and safety records
  • Deal health and safety incidents in an accurate and timely manner
  • Investigate and report customer complaints
  • Work towards performance targets agreed upon by the management team

Skills and Experience:

  • Practical experience of horticulture maintenance
  • Experience in using general maintenance tools, mowers, strimmers, hedge cutters etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements and responsibilities


Travel around the local area is required so a full, clean driving license is essential.

The working hours for this role is Monday to Friday with very occasional weekend and evening work.

CMD Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

CMD Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you haven’t heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful. Please apply for future roles that we advertise.



    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Devizes
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £24000 - £25000