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Seasonal GMO
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: NS/21/143563
  • Published: Wed 17/02/2021, 11:10 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,493 to £21,748
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Merseyside

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Seasonal GMO

12 x 36.00 Hours per week

Band E


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.


We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.


An exciting and challenging opportunity has been created to join a Grounds Maintenance team who maintain Highway verges within Wirral.


Annualised hours will be worked as follows:

2 weeks @ 36 hrs 15/03/21 ' 26/03/21

27 weeks @ 42 hrs 29/03/21 ' 01/10/21

3 weeks @ 36 hrs 04/10/21 ' 22/10/21

Finish 22/10/21 but will continue to be paid until 23/11/21 (162 hours owed from 29/03/21 - 01/10/21)


The postholders Key Tasks will include:

Working within a Grounds Maintenance team.

Assisting and implementing a grass cutting schedule.

Working with plans.

Carry out other Amenity work when required.


The successful candidate will have the following essential Knowledge & Skills:

Experience in use of industrial horticultural machinery

Health & Safety awareness.

Full/Provisional Driving Licence


Possession of the following Desirable Criteria will be advantageous.


Towing of trailers

PA1 & PA6 spraing qualification

NVQ 2 in Amenity Horticulture


Should you wish to discuss informally, please email Steve Henderson on


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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.


All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.


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