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Head Gardener

  • Employer: Ribble Valley Borough Council
  • Reference: COM754
  • Published: Mon 10/01/2022, 12:20 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,511 to £28,672 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Ribble Valley Borough Council, Lancashire

Reference No: COM754
Scale 6 (scp 21-24) £26,511 to £28,672 per annum
37 Hours Per Week

Ribble Valley is the largest borough in Lancashire in terms of area with most of the area being designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB).

This is a rewarding position for anyone with a genuine interest in horticulture to lead and motivate our team of gardeners in the maintenance and development of the Council’s parks, open spaces, sports pitches and children’s play areas.

The successful candidate will have a recognised national qualification in horticulture, substantial experience of horticultural work, good communication and supervisory skills as well as a clean driving licence.

The post holder will also be required to carry out physically demanding, heavy manual work and should have a willingness to work outside in all weathers.

Awareness of health and safety regulations in relation to chemicals, machinery and safe working practices is essential.

An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken once an offer of employment is made.

Join us to receive a host of benefits such as favourable working hours, generous leave entitlement, occupational pension scheme and job security.

Government guidance on working safely is being followed at the Council’s Salthill Depot.

To apply

For an application pack, call 01200 414596 (24-hour answerphone),
or email: HR@ribblevalley.gov.uk and quote the reference number.
Alternatively, the application form can be downloaded from our
website www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/jobs

Closing date for applications: Friday, 21st January 2022
Interviews will be held on: Thursday, 3rd February 2022

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  • Job Description
  • Person Specification

How to Apply

For an application pack, call 01200 414596 (24-hour answerphone),
or email: HR@ribblevalley.gov.uk and quote the reference number.
Alternatively, the application form can be downloaded from our
website www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/jobs

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  • Employer: Ribble Valley Borough Council
  • Reference: COM754
  • Published: Mon 10/01/2022, 12:20 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,511 to £28,672 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Ribble Valley Borough Council, Lancashire

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