Craftsman Gardener

Employer
Cannock Chase Council
Location
Cannock, Staffordshire
Salary
£19,698 – £21,748 per annum
Closing date
11 Mar 2021

Job Details

Craftsman Gardener

Grade D: £19,698 – £21,748 per annum

Post No: CL366 – 37 Hours per week on average (Summer and Winter hours apply)

Following the restructure of the Parks and Open Spaces Division, we have a unique opportunity for Parks and Cemeteries professionals in a number of new roles at the Council. With an emerging new Parks and Open Spaces Strategy, Cannock Chase Council is committed to continue to maintain and enhance its highly valued Parks and Open Spaces. We are looking for some exceptional candidates who want to make a difference and strive in a challenging environment.

Benefits to you:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Leisure Centre Membership
  • 22 days holiday increasing to 25 after 5 years continuous service
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Car Parking

We are looking for a highly experienced and qualified Craftsman Gardener to undertake a series of horticultural tasks including grass cutting, shrub bed maintenance, floral displays, sports pitch maintenance including marking and renovation, hedge cutting, landscaping and hard landscape works.

You should be qualified to Level 2 in a Land Based or Horticulture qualification and have a detailed knowledge in traditional horticultural techniques.

You should be experienced in either Horticulture or Fine Turf Maintenance and you will have a flexible approach to work. Good interpersonal skills for dealing with members of the public is essential. A full UK Driving Licence with categories B, B+E, F and K is essential for this role, as is experience of working as part of a team.

How to Apply

Please click on the Apply button below to be taken to our website, where you will find further information on the role and how to apply.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Phil Jones, Grounds Maintenance Supervisor on 07973 729535.

Alternatively please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail vacancies@cannockchasedc.gov.uk  quoting post number CL366.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 6pm on Thursday 11th March 2021.

THE COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

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