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Grounds Operative Assistant - Stevenage

Company: The SmartList
Pay: £16191.00 Annually
Job type: full-time
Category: Government Administration

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Job description

Job Title: Grounds Operative Assistant

Post Number: ES37165
Salary: Grade 1 15,917 - 16,191 p.a pro rata for hours worked
Working Hours: 37 (Annualised hours based on 37 hours per week)
Location: Cavendish Road or sites within the Borough
Contract: Fixed Term - expected to continue until 30 November 2017

The Heart of a Town Lies in its People" and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are
at the heart of what we do.

We are looking for hard working, conscientious people to work throughout Stevenage,
carrying out a wide range of duties within the Street scene areas of grass cutting,
landscaping, horticulture, parks and cemetery operations to a high standard at any location
within the Borough.

Duties will include:
The ideal applicant will ideally have knowledge of :

The care and maintenance of shrubs, hedges, bedding and verge maintenance on
highways, open spaces and recreation areas. This will also include leaving sites litter free
and any other works necessary.
Successful candidates will ideally have a working all round knowledge of grounds
maintenance hand held equipment and duties, combined with the ability to manage their
own workload within a team. You will have good working relationships with colleagues and
the public and understand safe working practices. The ability to work daily shifts over a
seven day working week, where enhanced payments will be paid.

On the job training will be provided where necessary in the operation of mechanical
horticultural machinery.

Application Details

For further details and how to apply please click the apply now button for an application pack.

Applications must be returned by 5pm on Wednesday 26 April 2017
Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV's, all applications must be
made on the Council's standard application form which can be found at the above link.
Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment
candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are
safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. The council supports the
legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by
the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.
Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for All.

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