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Gardener/Grounds Worker

closing date 27 Jun

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 13 June, 2017
Advert End Date: 27 June, 2017
Salary: £16,781 - £17,772
Location: Please refer to job summary
Weekly Hours: 37
Job Category: Grounds & Highway Maintenance
Vacancy Ref: D3050/723/EP

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

The role is part of the Design and Operations StreetCare Unit and undertakes work within a specified front line team, delivering Grounds Maintenance services.

Working under the daily, on-site direction of a chargehand but reporting to a supervisor for line management you will work in a small team or as a lone worker and will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all the Council horticultural and outdoor land based assets.

You will be responsible for all aspects of grounds maintenance including hedge cutting, grass cutting (with a variety of mowers), shrub bed maintenance.

In addition to the collection of litter, fly tipping and emptying of bins on public open spaces, you will also install small items of street furniture.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.