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Grounds Maintenance Operative - Temporary



Undertake duties as required within a work programme that ensures the parks’ grounds are suitable for public access and enjoyment. Work as part of a team to ensure the maintenance schedule is implemented as per seasonal requirements.

Salary:  £21,575 per annum

Hours of Work: 37 Hours per week

Contract Type: Full Time, Temporary


  • Tasks will include use of appropriate machinery/equipment commensurate with the maintenance of the parks e.g. strimmers, mowers, hedge cutters, chainsaws etc.
  • Undertake necessary training as required in order to operate machinery/equipment.
  • Responsible for ensuring personal protective equipment is adequate for purpose.
  • Required to drive Council vehicles on site to transport equipment and goods.
  • Undertake maintenance tasks within parks (and facilities) including minor repair work, painting, general maintenance in order to ensure a high standard of public service is provided at all times.
  • Promote environmental good practice by taking positive steps to minimise damage to the environment and disturbance to habitats.
  • Carry out regular daily duties including tasks such as litter picking, cleaning and emptying bins.

Full clean driving Licence is required

  • Ability to work independently and using own initiative
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in an effective manner
  • Ability to plan and organise workload
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Ability to display natural initiative
  • Experience of effective safe use of hand tools

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Contract Type: Temporary

Hours of Work: FullTime

Expiration Date: 30/04/2023

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