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  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 3/22/221475
  • Published: Fri 02/12/2022, 10:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/12/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,388 - £23,197 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stoke Park Nursery, Nightingale Road, Guildford GU1 1ER, Surrey

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We have a opportunity for full time gardener within our Horticulture Team.

You will be working with our team of grounds people to ensure the highest possible standards are maintained in all aspects of  grounds maintenance within the Borough of Guildford.

You will need a degree of physical fitness and an aptitude for working outdoors, along with an interest in gardening and a desire to learn on the job. Some knowledge and experience in horticulture is essential. 

Working 41 hours a week in the Summer and 29 hours a week in the winter Monday to Friday, with the possibility of weekend work, evenings and early starts. Overtime shifts may also be available. A licence valid to drive in the UK in order to drive Council vehicles around sites is essential.

In return we offer:

  • a competitive salary
  • generous annual leave package
  • full training and PPE
  • good variety of work

To be shortlisted for interview your application should clearly evidence your ability to work early mornings, evenings and weekends on occasion if required. Physically capable of undertaking the duties of the job, including lifting machinery. Ensure you complete the application form in full and include all employment history for the last 3 years.

Please see Person Specification for full details