Grounds Maintenance Operative

£17,007 up to 17,391 per annum
05 Feb 2019
03 Mar 2019

We are committed to providing cleaner greener neighbourhoods with safe and exciting green spaces that are both valued and used by all aspects of the community.

Grounds Maintenance Operative
Grade 2, £17,007 up to 17,391 per annum
37 hours per week, permanent contract 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 go to or for an application pack call our 24 hour recruitment line on 01455 255696 quoting reference: C248

Closing date: Sunday 3 March 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed