Grounds Maintenance Operative

Grade 2, £20,812 up to £21,189 per annum pro rata - Permanent Employment Contract

Closing date: Monday, 6 February 2023


Grounds Maintenance Operative 

Grade 2, £20,812 up to £21,189 per annum pro rata

37 hours per week on a permanent contract 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Operative. Working as part of a mobile team you will carry out all aspects of gardening, grounds maintenance and other horticultural tasks at a number of sites throughout the borough and working in an outdoor environment all year round.

Duties include:

• General gardening duties such as maintenance of flower beds, digging, grass cutting, hedge cutting, forking, hoeing, hand weeding bedding, bulbs and shrubs etc…

• Use of horticultural and grass cutting machinery

• Hard and soft landscaping work; desirable criteria includes experience of fencing, paving and the application of pesticides

• Assist with external cleaning duties – such as litter picking, sweeping, emptying of litter bins, etc…

For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity please call Tony Cunnington, Senior Green Space Officer on 01455 255853

To apply online click 'Apply for job' below or for an application pack call  01455 255836 quoting reference: C268  

Closing date: 6 February 2023

Interview date: To be confirmed 

We welcome applications from all of the community.

Benefits include flexible working options, generous pension scheme and annual leave plus bank holidays.

Reasonable workplace adjustments are considered for all roles.

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