Grounds Maintenance Operative

  • Job Reference: AGS359
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Bridgnorth Town Council
  • Location: Bridgnorth, Shropshire
  • Salary: £24,294
  • Sector: Public Sector, Horticulture
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Direct Labour Force (DLF) Grounds Maintenance Operative

Bridgnorth Town Council is looking to recruit two full time, permanent positions within their existing team.

The Town Council has high aspirations for the delivery of its services and working with its community and partners to deliver an exciting future for its residents, visitors and businesses.

Some main duties of the role includes:

  • Grass cutting using a range of pedestrian and ride-on equipment;
  • Shrub/rose bed maintenance;
  • Hedge cutting;
  • Strimming;
  • Tree planting, pruning and other arboriculture duties;
  • Weed spraying;
  • Ornamental flower bed maintenance;
  • Floral infrastructure maintenance of features;
  • General maintenance duties including hoeing, weeding, digging, leaf raking;
  • Supporting Bridgnorth Town Council volunteers

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Experience of working in horticultural / grounds maintenance environment
  • Experience in using and driving vehicles and machinery
  • Experience and knowledge of using a range of handheld tools
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to various locations
  • There will be a requirement for a willingness to work flexible in all climates

Closing date: 26th July 2024.

If you are Interested? We would love to hear from you, so please apply today!

Vacancy: Grounds Maintenance Operative

Location: Bridgnorth

Salary: Up to NJC SCP 7 - £24,294 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Reference: AGS359

National World / Smart Hire are advertising on behalf of an external company