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Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative
  • Employer: Adur & Worthing Councils
  • Reference: CD/20/124847
  • Published: Fri 27/03/2020, 17:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/04/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £10.14 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Adur and Worthing Cemeteries and Crematorium, West Sussex

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Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative

Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Salary: £10.14 per hour

Hours: 37 hours per week

Place of work: Cemeteries, Churchyards and Crematorium across Adur & Worthing

Contract: Temporary from April 2020 until 30th September 2020

Closing date: 3rd April 2020

We are looking to employ two seasonal employees to supplement the Cemeteries teams looking after the Cemeteries, Churchyards and Crematorium within Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils. The duties include general Grounds Maintenance duties such as grass cutting, maintaining planted areas and strimming.

These are temporary seasonal contracts commencing April 2020 and terminating on 30th September 2020.

The post holders will have an interest in gardening and amenity horticultural maintenance in either a domestic or professional capacity and be prepared to work outdoors. They should display a helpful manner/attitude and be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team. Previous experience in grounds maintenance and operating mowing and other horticultural equipment would be advantageous, although enthusiasm for outdoor work is equally as important and training can be provided. The post holder must be able to follow instructions, have excellent attention to detail and pay attention to Health and Safety regulations.

Ideally the post holders should hold a full current driving licence with no more than 3 penalty points.

Two posts are available in the Cemeteries team working 37 hours per week.

Although you will commence work at one of the Council’s depots or premises each day, you may be required to work across the whole of the District/Borough as part of a mobile work team.