General Operative Grounds Maintenance


Job description

The postholder will undertake a variety of roles, primarily within the Grounds Maintenance section, using a wide range of machinery, across outdoor works areas. This will enable the council to maintain, promote and improve their gardens, urban and green spaces to a high standard for the whole community. .

Responsibilities

  • Carry out horticulture duties including cultivation, fertilisation, landscaping and maintenance work, etc. as required.
  • Undertake grass cutting, litter collection, weeding and watering duties.
  • Operate required machinery , including ride on lawnmower, pedestrian mower strimmer and other powered equipment as appropriate.
  • Maintenance and planting out flowerbeds, baskets, containers and displays.
  • Maintenance and planting of trees and shrub beds.
  • Current Driving Licence including Category B E.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • PA1 Spraying Certificate.
  • 1 years experience of grounds maintenance duties relevant to the post e.g. flower planting, flower bed maintenance.
  • Experience in using a range of grounds maintenance machinery and hand tools e.g. pedestrian mower, ride on lawnmower, strimmers etc.
  • 1 years experience dealing with members of the public.

Further Information

Work time - to be confirmed. The Depot, Palace Demesne

Vacancy ID
1587606
Job ref.
2022/0053
Job Sector
Public Sector
Area
Co Armagh
Location
Armagh
Salary
Scale 3 SCP 7-9; £22,369 - £23,194 per annum.
No. vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Weekly hours
37
Published date
03/02/2023
Closing date
17/02/2023
Worktime
To be confirmed.

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