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NLA - Grounds Person - Filton Town Council

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/09/2018 23:59
£17,681 - £18,672
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Non-Local Authority Job
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Employment Location:
Elm Park, Filton
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
17 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Summary of Post
Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 3rd September 2018
Closing Date: 17th September 2018
Interview Date: 20th September 2018
Salary: £17,681 - £18,672
Weekly Hours: 37
Location: Elm Park, Filton
Job Category: Grounds/manual/outdoor

Main Duties
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Person, working as part of a team undertaking Grounds and Maintenance duties within the Filton Town Council and Leisure Centre buildings and landscapes.

Duties will include:
• using mechanical and non-mechanical plant and equipment to assist in the
maintenance of shrub beds, allotments, grassed areas, hedges and sports pitches.
• checks to the children’s play park equipment.
• general maintenance of the leisure centre buildings and facilities including flushing of shower rooms.
• maintenance of the sports fields, including line marking & moving goalposts.
• liaisons with local residents & customers.
• maintaining machinery and keeping the site in a clean and tidy condition.

The post holder will be required to work on a rota over 7 days a week.

Selection Criteria
Please include information on how you meet the criteria on your application form.

• Vocational qualification, or part qualified (or willingness to undertake) in related subject such as Horticulture.
• The ability to work on your own and as part of a team is essential.
• Good communication skills
• Basic IT skills & literacy skills, to complete relevant documentation.
• Ability to organise and prioritise your daily tasks.
• Ability to undertake physical tasks in all weather conditions and on all surfaces.
• A problem solving approach & understanding of Health and Safety requirements.
• Ideally experience of working within in a similar role or in a similar environment.
• Have knowledge of how local government, local authorities or other large organisations operate.
• A full driving licence.
Additional InformationIf you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Lesley Reuben, Town Clerk 01454 86 6698 or Neil Palmer, Grounds and Maintenance Manager 01454 86 6677 To request an application form and full job description, please contact: office@filtontowncouncil.gov.uk

NOTE: This is not a Local Authority post and applicants will need to satisfy themselves with regard to condition of service.

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