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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
£19,554 to £21,166 per annum
Commerce Way, Lancing
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week. (Annualised Working).
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/05/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Post title

Grounds Maintenance Operative


From £19,554 to £21,166 per annum


Grade 3/SCP 7-11


Average 37 hours per week (Annualised Working)

Place of work

Commerce Way, Lancing

Closing date

 23rd May 2019

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Maintenance Operative. We are seeking an exceptional team-orientated person to join a well-established mobile ground maintenance team engaged on a variety of horticultural maintenance activities in parks, open spaces and other leisure sites across Adur and Worthing.

It is essential that you hold a current driving licence as you will be required to drive vehicles and mowing equipment on the highway as part of the role. You will be responsible for operating a variety of Grounds Maintenance equipment and hand held power tools and will usually work as part of a mobile grounds maintenance team maintaining sites across Adur and Worthing but you will also work on your own on occasions.

The successful applicant will receive on the job training and guidance on the various powered machinery operated and will be expected to work outdoors throughout the seasons. You will have a demonstrable ‘can do’ attitude and take a 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 Grant, Grounds Maintenance Supervisor on 01273 263142. 

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.
How to apply
In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.
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