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Gardener/Groundsperson

  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D2/19/100924
  • Published: Thu 13/06/2019, 8:49 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 03/07/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,154 - £21,919 per annum (effective from 01/07/2019)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

1 x Gardener/Groundsperson position working on the Mobile Works Team (Post 06.045)

1 x Gardener/Groundsperson position working on the Sports Team (Post 06.074)

Between £21,154 - £21,919 per annum (effective from 01/07/2019). Working 41 hours in the summer and 29 hours in the winter, you will be paid 37 hours pro-rata.

To be shortlisted for interview your application should clearly evidence

  • General standard of education to secondary level or equivalent
  • Experience in grounds maintenance and horticulture
  • Awareness of the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Some relevant management/supervisory experience
  • Able to operate, maintain and control mowing machinery and a range of powered tools
  • Good written communication skills with the ability to comply with written instructions
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to understand and comply with verbal instructions
  • Basic administrative skills with the ability to carry out general administrative tasks such as audit reports, time sheets, stores orders etc.
  • Aptitude to understand and comply with relevant bylaws
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good time management skills with the ability to be punctual and meet deadlines
  • Good team working skills
  • Physically capable of undertaking the duties as set out in the job description, which may include lifting pedestrian mowers
  • Willingness to undertake training on a wide range of grounds maintenance equipment  to ensure the services contractual obligations can be met
  • Hold a valid driving licence

Application guidance

  • Take time to read the person specification and job description before you apply
  • Ensure that you include relevant examples on your application form to demonstrate your experience against the job competencies and job description
  • Make sure all the information you supply in your application form relates back to the job description and person specification
  • Remember to spend time on your application form and to check and double check spelling and grammar
  • Ensure you complete the application form in full and include all employment history for the last 3 years
  • If you are successful in making it to the interview stage, it will be competency based. We strongly advise that you use examples in the interview to demonstrate the competencies being asked

 

Please indicate on your application which position (s) you are applying for.

Closing date for applications: Midnight 3rd July 2019

Interviews to take place: 8th – 12th July

 

 

Downloads

  • Information for candidates
  • Organisational Culture framework
  • Reference form for posts with DBS check (enhanced or regulated only)
  • Reference Form for posts with no DBS standard or enhanced check
  • Job Description
  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D2/19/100924
  • Published: Thu 13/06/2019, 8:49 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 03/07/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,154 - £21,919 per annum (effective from 01/07/2019)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

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