Job Vacancy: Grounds Maintenance Person

Grounds Maintenance Person
Full Time 37 Hours per week
SCP 8-12: £19,945 – £21,589
Depending on experience and qualifications

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Greenspaces team to assist the Town Council with the up-keep of its open spaces and properties.

Buckingham Town Council manages the parks, play areas, the Cemetery and other assets within the Town, this is a varied role with both grounds and property maintenance being required.

We are looking for an enthusiastic man/woman with good practical skills for this largely outdoor role. A background in landscaping or horticulture is desirable and a full driving licence is essential.

The main tasks will include:

  • Maintaining and repairing the Town Council’s parks and green spaces, properties and assets.
  • Carry out grounds maintenance and horticultural tasks, including the use of machinery for hedge cutting and grass cutting.
  • Carrying out maintenance and burial duties at the cemetery.
  • Help in setting up, running and clearing Town Council events including assisting in the implementation of road closures.
  • Dealing with queries from members of the public in a polite and helpful manner.

The role is a full time position with occasional additional weekend work being required to assist in the running of events.

Due to the nature of the role, all grounds maintenance staff are subject to health surveillance to ensure they are physically able to complete their duties.

Buckingham Town Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Further information is available in the job information and description or for an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Estates Manager Lee Phillips on 01280 816426. 

If you would like to apply for this role please complete the following application pack and submit the application either by post to:
Buckingham Town Council
Buckingham Centre
Verney Close
Buckingham
MK18 1JP
or by email to: Greenspaces@buckingham-tc.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th November 2019 at 12 noon.

 

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