Grounds Maintenance Operative

Salary Grade SCP: 10 – 13 (£15,613 - £16,491) Pay Award Pending

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 29 January 2018.   For further information please 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 Tuesday 6 February 2018.

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