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Gardener/ Groundsworker

closing date 25 Oct

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 11 October, 2017
Advert End Date: 25 October, 2017
Salary: £16,781 to £17,772
Location: Authority wide
Weekly Hours: 37 hours
Job Category: Grounds & Highway Maintenance
Vacancy Ref: SGC0176/740/SS

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.

As part of a vital front line team working under the line management of a supervisor the post holder will work in a small team or as a lone worker and will be responsible for the efficient maintenance and upkeep of all the Council’s horticultural and outdoor land based assets using a wide range of powered plant, tools and equipment.

The post holder will need to be able to adhere to all current and future Health and Safety requirements that are required to safely carry out the role.

Typical work includes but is not limited to hedge cutting, grass cutting, shrub bed maintenance and processing green waste from operational works. From time to time the post holder may be required to undertake grave digging, empting of public litter bins and removal of fly tipping from council land.

The work is carried out on a cyclical basis and is physically demanding and carried out in all weathers conditions.

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.