Senior Horticulturist / Charge Hand – Tractor Driver

Location
King George V Park, Wordsley, DY8 5PN
Salary
£22,571 to £24,920 pa
Posted
05 May 2022
Closes
27 May 2022
Job Ref
DUDLEY000007416
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We are looking for an experienced Senior Horticulturist / Charge Hand – Tractor Driver to work within our grounds maintenance team based at King George V Park in Wordsley.

Salary:  Grade 6

Hours of work: Annualised Hours (Summer 43 per week & Winter 30 per week)

The successful applicant will have experience of carrying out general and skilled horticultural and grounds maintenance duties, including digging, forking, hoeing, weeding, grass edging, planting, pruning, hedge cutting and mulching operations. You will be able to use ride on equipment, operate vehicles up to 5 tonnes, including towing trailers & chippers etc. and use tractors and associated horticultural based implements. In addition the successful applicant will carry out on site supervision of any staff allocated to them.

All applicants must hold a current driving licence with Category C1+E or equivalent or hold a licence issued on or before 31.12.96.

N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

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