Internal Applicants Only
Hawkinge Cemetery Gardener x 1
Housing Gardener x 1
Folkestone and Hythe District Council, based in Folkestone, Kent, serves a population of 108,000 and covers a district of 140 square miles. The M20 offers easy access to London and the high speed rail service offers travel times to the capital of under an hour.
The council works to six key objectives:
• More Homes
• More Jobs
• Appearance Matters
• Health Matters
• Achieving Stability
• Delivering Excellence
The successful candidates will be required to carry out grounds maintenance tasks around the district helping to achieve our key objectives.
You will be required to ensure vehicles, plants and equipment are maintained correctly and carry out all gardening functions in order to ensure the council’s standards are achieved and maintained at all times. The functions include site preparation and landscaping, burials preparation, maintenance to grassed areas, hedges, flower beds, shrub and rose beds.
We require individuals with sound knowledge and experience in horticulture and all elements of grounds maintenance machinery operation. Candidates should be competent in carrying out maintenance machinery checks and hold a full UK driving licence preferably with B+E entitlement.
For an informal discussion please contact Jana Getliffe on 01303 853685 or email Jana.Getliffe@folkestone-hythe.gov.uk
The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is by 12pm Wednesday 14th November 2018.
Interviews are to be held on Friday 16th November 2018.