Landscape designer / Designer Public Space in the municipality of Groningen

Thursday 28 July 2022

Structural | 36 hours a week

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Are you a landscape designer/designer of the public space and would you like to contribute to the design of the public space in the municipality of Groningen? Projects with a sometimes significant spatial and social challenge in the areas of climate, cultural history, quality of life, housing and accessibility.

The municipality of Groningen is growing! The municipality is the 6th largest city in the Netherlands with 230,000 inhabitants and is rapidly growing towards 250,000 inhabitants. The municipality is the undisputed job engine of the economy in the north of the Netherlands, with major employers such as the University Medical Center Groningen, the University and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences. More and more people go and want to work, live and study there.

As a landscape designer/designer of the public space, you work with different types of tasks. We give you space to deal with remodeling tasks for public spaces, but also complex projects where energy conversion, ecology and sustainability are key concepts. You are good at making spatial analyzes and processing ideas and wishes from local residents. You can put design tasks in context within a specific budget and work together in project and area teams with (area) urban developers, advisers/designers for mobility and cultural heritage. You are co-responsible for sustainable development and design of the public space.


Where do you come to work?
You are part of the Spatial Design Team with 35 enthusiastic colleagues, which consists of urban planners, urban designers, landscape architects and designers and mobility advisors/designers. The team is part of the City Development Directorate.

To be successful as a landscape designer, we ask of you the following

Of course, there is also something opposite. The moment you join us, you will receive from us

a salary, depending on your background, of a maximum of €4671 gross per month, functional scale 10, HR 21 standard function Design & preparation employee III;
you can choose to earn ADV hours;
in addition to this salary, you earn an additional 17.05% of your salary every month; our so-called Individual Choice Budget. This budget is made up of your holiday allowance, year-end bonus, a lifetime contribution and a number of extra statutory leave hours. You choose whether you want to save this or whether you want to have this together with your salary every month. You can also buy extra leave hours with;
We consider lifelong development to be quite normal. That is why we have a digital learning portal ‘Groningen Leert’;
a phone and an iPad or laptop loaned;
possibility to work from home. In that case, we facilitate facilities for you who do this responsibly, such as an office chair or extra screen;
we have an active youth association for civil servants up to the age of 35 and, of course, a staff association;
as an organization we develop continuously. This means that there are always different career opportunities for you, both on the board and in the entire organization;
we have even more perks; Of course, we are also happy to tell you more about that!

For more information about the content of the position, please contact Marcel Klaveringa, team leader of the Spatial Design team, on telephone number 14050.

You can only respond via the digital application form via the ‘search’ button. You can apply until 26 August 2022. A confirmation of receipt will be sent via e-mail immediately after sending the digital application form. It is possible that correspondence from the municipality of Groningen regarding this vacancy will end up in your ‘junk items’ (SPAM box). Check your SPAM box regularly!

This vacancy will be provided externally, with priority and internal candidates from the Municipality of Groningen.

Internal employees are: employees with an employment contract of indefinite and definite duration with the municipality of Groningen; (former) employees who receive benefits from the municipality on the basis of a collective agreement for municipalities (ch. 7, 9 and 10 collective agreement for municipalities); participants in the diversity opportunity pool, employees with internships, reintegration jobs or social jobs working in the municipality of Groningen; WSW employees; trainees (after working for the municipality of Groningen for six months); Employees

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