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Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Staff
  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 3/23/227986
  • Published: Mon 06/02/2023, 10:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/05/2023, 10:04 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 41 hours per week
  • Salary: £10.90 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stoke Park Gardens, Nightingale Road, Guildford, Surrey, Surrey

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Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Staff

Enjoy working outdoors and learning new skills?

We have opportunities for full time seasonal staff working within our parks and open spaces.

This is an opportunity to help maintain floral displays, carry out grass cutting and assisting with the preparation of sports surfaces around Guildford.

You will be working ‘hands-on’ with our grounds maintenance team during the busy Spring and Summer months.

You will need a degree of physical fitness and an aptitude for working outdoors and learning new skills  Some knowledge and previous experience in this sector would also be useful but not essential in this role.

Working 41 hours a week, the contract is temporary for 3 months initially with the possibility to extend further depending on performance. Overtime shifts may also be available.  A licence valid to drive in the UK in order to drive Council vehicles around sites would be an advantage.

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 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.