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Grounds Maintenance Team Leader

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting from £24,982 to £29,577 per annum
Commerce Way, Lancing
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/05/2021 at 23:55
Vacancy Description

Grounds Maintenance Team Leader (East)

Salary: Starting from £24,982 to £29,577 per annum

Grade: Grade 5 

Hours: 37 hours per week

Place of work: Based primarily in Southwick

Closing date: 17th May 2021

Interviews: 27th May 2021

A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced, talented and organised individual to manage, supervise and lead grounds maintenance operations across parks, open spaces and amenity open space across Adur and Worthing.

You will primarily be responsible for a team based in Southwick and as a hands on Team Leader you will have significant experience in Grounds Maintenance work including work planning, organising teams, scheduling, quality of work and supervising and supporting staff. You will have good communication skills and be experienced in a customer focused role.

You will also need to ensure that all work is carried out in full compliance with Health and Safety requirements and hold an IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent NEBOSH qualification.

You will also hold PA1 and PA6A spraying qualifications and it is essential that you hold a current manual driving licence as you will be required to drive commercial vehicles and mowing equipment on a daily basis. As Team Leader you will be experienced in using a wide range of hand held, pedestrian and ride on grounds maintenance equipment.

Reporting to the Assistant Parks and Open Spaces Manager you will be responsible for two small teams of Grounds Maintenance Operatives as  part of a mobile grounds maintenance service maintaining sites across Adur and Worthing.

The successful applicant will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and will be computer literate ideally with Google Suite PC applications.

You will be expected to work outdoors throughout the seasons. You will have a demonstrable positive approach and take pride in the work that we do. You will be able to demonstrate high standards of behaviour and professionalism in dealing with the public.

Does this sound like you?  For an informal discussion about this post, contact Steve McKenna, Assistant Parks and Open Spaces Manager at steve.mckenna@adur-worthing.gov.uk.

No CVs or agency applications accepted.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required. Additional Information As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
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