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Gardener/Groundsperson

  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D2/21/142491
  • Published: Thu 04/02/2021, 14:34 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, March to October 41 hours per week, November to February 29 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,578 - £22,358 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stoke Park Nursery, Nightingale Road, Guildford GU1 1ER, Surrey

We have a opportunity for full time Gardener working within our parks, open spaces and highways.

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 of horticulture, manual handling, working on highways.

Working 41 hours a week Monday to Friday, with the possibility of weekend work 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 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 job description for full details

Interviews dates: Week commencing 15th March 2021

 

 

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  • Organisational Culture framework
  • Reference form for posts with DBS check (enhanced or regulated only)
  • Reference Form for posts with no DBS standard or enhanced check
  • Job profile

How to Apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail sally.nielsen@guildford.gov.uk quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment. To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.

 

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  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D2/21/142491
  • Published: Thu 04/02/2021, 14:34 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, March to October 41 hours per week, November to February 29 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,578 - £22,358 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stoke Park Nursery, Nightingale Road, Guildford GU1 1ER, Surrey

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