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Grounds Maintenance Operative
  • Employer: Uttlesford District Council (Essex)
  • Reference: UDCE/22/196521
  • Published: Thu 19/05/2022, 15:32 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/06/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary £20,444 - £22,129
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Little Canfield, Essex

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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Do you have an interest in the outdoors? Would you like to be in a role where you can make a real difference to the environment in which Uttlesford residents live?

The Environmental Services team are looking to recruit enthusiastic, hard-working people who are keen to develop their skills and support the delivery of essential services.   Do you also aspire to develop your career into becoming one of our LGV drivers? If so, join as a loader/ground maintenance operative, perform well in your probation, and there may be an opportunity to be sponsored by the council for your driver training. 

Uttlesford District Council is an inclusive employer and we welcome applications from all.  We are proud to be a Disability Confident, and are a family friendly Council and would consider applications for part time working.  We encourage and support our employees to have a healthy work life balance as well as offering a range of benefits including generous annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro-rata), leisure centre discounts, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and an online platform offering discounts from online retailers.  We guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Grade 3 Salary £20,444 - £22,129 (07:00 – 15:00 Monday-Thursday and 14:30 on Friday)
We are looking for an operative to join the grounds maintenance team, you should have general grounds maintenance skills and experience of using light plant and powered tools.  Candidates must also have a full valid driving licence including trailer towing (Category B+E entitlement).

For an informal discussion for any of these posts, please contact Danny Johnson on 01799 510597.

If you are interested in any of our vacancies, please apply via our online recruitment link which is available on our website

The closing date for completed applications is 6 June 2022

Interviews will take place week commencing 13 June 2022

CVs will not be accepted