Grounds Maintenance Operative

Salary Grade SCP: 12 – 15 (£17,173 - £17,972)


Sherborne Town Council wishes to appoint a Grounds Maintenance Operative preferably with arboricultural / horticultural experience. The successful applicant will work as part of the team maintaining allotments, buildings, cemetery, highway verges, open spaces, parks, play areas and sports pitches. Experience of working with a wide range of grounds maintenance equipment is required and basic building maintenance skills would be an added advantage.

The position is full time, 39 hours a week during the summer and 35 hours in the winter. The hours worked are predominantly between Monday and Friday but occasional weekend working is required on a rota basis which attracts additional remuneration. A full UK driving licence is required as the successful applicant will be expected to drive a range of Council vehicles.

Closing date for applications will be 12.00 noon on Monday 30 April 2018. For an information pack and application form please see the links below or telephone 01935 812807 between 10.00 am - 4.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 10.00 am - 1.00 pm on Friday. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

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