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Gardener/Ground Staff Required

Gardener/Ground Staff Required

National Joint Council Scale 2 £18,198 (£9.43 hourly rate) plus £626 Outer London Fringe Allowance.

We have an opportunity for a full time Gardener/ Grounds person to support the staff of a small but busy grounds maintenance team within the Parish of Ash. This is an opportunity to help maintain parks and open spaces, floral displays, carry out grass cutting and assisting with the preparation of sports surfaces and events.

You will need a degree of physical fitness and an aptitude for working outdoors, along with an interest in gardening and a desire to learn on the job. Some knowledge and experience of horticulture, manual handling and working on highways would also be useful but not essential in this role.

Working 37 hours a week Mon – Thurs 7.30 am till 4pm and Fri 7.30 am till 12.30pm (½ hour lunch break). Overtime shifts may also be available.  A licence valid to drive in the UK in order to drive Parish vehicles around sites would be an advantage.

In return we offer: a competitive salary, generous annual leave package, full training and PPE and a good variety of work.

For an application form and an informal discussion please call the Parish Clerk on 01252 328287.

Job Description

Closing Date 7 August 2021

Interviews Week Commencing 9 August 2021