Haywards Heath
£18070 - £20138 per annum
10 Jan 2018
24 Jan 2018
Sian Clayton
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Haywards Heath, West Sussex 

JOB TITLE: Groundsperson 

SALARY & BENEFITS: £18,070 - £20,138

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week

THE COMPANY: Our client is a local Council in Haywards Heath and requires a Groundsperson to assist with the grounds maintenance team with the day to day maintenance and general upkeep of the Council's outdoor facilities, which includes gardens, allotment sites, cemetery and street furniture. 

Key Responsibilities for the Groundsperson role to include:- 

Spring/Summer/Autumn planting and general maintenance of the Councils flowerbeds and roundabouts.
Maintenance of tower planters hanging baskets, watering and general upkeep.
General maintenance of allotment sites, keeping empty plots and pathways mowed, hedging and ditches clear.
Weed spraying as necessary (if you do not have a licence to do this the Council will consider sending you on the appropriate course)
Western Road Cemetery, Nature Reserve, Muster Green and Haywards Heath War Memorial maintenance
Bus shelter cleaning and maintenance
Seat and litter/salt bin cleaning, maintenance and installation.
Town Hall maintenance – keep gardens, car park, footpath, disabled ramp and steps clean and free from litter debris, grit car park, footpath and steps in inclement weather
Attendance at Town Council events. (including three weekend events).

THE CANDIDATE: For the role of Groundsperson you will be a friendly proactive, dedicated and forward-thinking individual. You will be flexible, hands on, a good team worker, possesses excellent organisational skills and be physically able to perform the role. You will need to live within a commutable distance to Haywards Heath.

Key experience essential for the role of Groundsperson:- 

Mechanical knowledge is advantageous
A clean drivers licence is desirable
Gardening/horticultural experience is desirable

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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