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Gardener/Ground Worker

Full Time

Staff Recruitment

Temporary until October 2019

£8.45 p/h (£8.97 after 12 weeks)


Job Summary

Carrying out general gardening / grounds maintenance duties.
Grass cutting (using pedestrian, hand-held and ride-on machines).

Strimming, hedge trimming, shrub maintenance, weed removal and general street cleansing.

You will also be expected to litter pick areas where required and empty litter bins if necessary.

Candidate Profile

Must be physically fit, enthusiastic, reliable and willing to learn about all aspects of horticulture.

Must be able to work on their own or as part of a team.

Must also be willing to work in any part of the borough.

Must also be willing to work overtime as part of the service needs and requirements.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

Pesticide PA 1&6 qualification would be desirable.

Full driving licence, but not essential.

It would also be desirable to have a qualification in Horticulture NVQ, City & Guilds or equivalent, and / or have experience working in a Grounds maintenance environment, again this is not essential but an advantage.

To apply
Please apply with your detailed CV (including phone and email details). Once your CV has been reviewed, a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch to discuss your opportunities and arrange an interview.

Please Note.
All job offers are subject to satisfactory completion of the screening and references.
Your CV needs to be current with your latest/present role.

Contact: Katie Wild
Staff Recruitment
37 Yorkshire Street
0161 633 3373

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