We are seeking two individuals with grounds maintenance experience to assist in the seasonal delivery of our service. We welcome enthusiasm to learn and are looking for someone who wants to make an impact on how our parks, play areas and public open spaces are maintained for the residents of Huntingdonshire.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To undertake, either individually, or as a member of a team, a range or horticulturally based maintenance activities including the cutting or strimming of grass, hedge cutting, pruning shrubs and herbaceous bed maintenance.
To use a range of specialist hand tools and mechanical equipment including strimmers, hedge cutters and ride-on mowers as directed. The undertaking of safety checks and general risk assessments.
To use a smart mobile device to receive daily scheduled work and adhoc jobs through the council's Asset management system as directed.
Driving licence B + E.
Supported by 1 of the following skills / qualifications (or equivalent):
PA1 and PA6
NPTC Chainsaw certificate
Experienced triple mower driver
Horticulture NVQ/or relevant experience
Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking local authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an informal discussion or further information about the post.
We anticipate that interviews will be held the week commencing 21 June 2021.
To apply for this position please visit www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-/vacancies/
The closing date is 12pm 17 June 2021.
Please note that some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits including flexitime to encourage a work life balance.