Grounds Maintenance Operative
Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by Anonymous
Location: Claymeadow Depot, Totton
Salary: £17,210 - 21,827 per year
Hours: 37 hours per week
We are looking for 2 enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our Grounds Maintenance Team working across the district. This outgoing team provides a varied grounds maintenance service for the council throughout the year which includes grass cutting, shrub bed maintenance, hedge cutting, formal planting maintenance, cemetery maintenance, burials and other associated horticultural and arboriculture operations. You will be working in a wide range of locations from woodland, SSSI's, cliff tops to formal gardens. Must be highly motivated to meet targets and complete work to a high standard.
The successful candidates must have at least 1, ideally 2+ years' experience in a Grounds Maintenance role as well as a valid driver's license (with trailer entitlement a benefit), holding PA1, PA6 herbicide and preferably with NVQ Level 1 or greater certificates.
Please note that this post is subject to a pre-employment health check.
What we can offer in return is a great place to work and a friendly team to work with. At NFDC we believe all our employees make a valuable contribution to the work of the council and that's why we encourage a trusting and open culture where each employee is supported and respected equally where ideas are actively sought and self-development promoted.
• 22 days leave plus an additional 5 days for 5 years continuous service
• Local government pension scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme (free 24 hour legal, financial and personal advice for employees)
If you are interested in this position and meet the criteria, we would be happy to hear from you. CV's will not be accepted without a completed application, via the Apply button.
If you would like to find out more about this role please call Byron McGrail or Wayne Dawking.
Closing date: Friday 22nd February 2019
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