Horticulturist (Garden Scheme)

Wollescote Park or Priory Park
£20,444 to £22,129 per annum
05 Aug 2022
21 Aug 2022
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We are looking for an experienced Horticulturist to carry out horticultural and grounds maintenance duties predominantly for the Council's Housing Garden Scheme, providing a gardening service to housing tenants.

To carry out general and skilled horticultural and grounds maintenance duties for the Green Care Section.

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

Salary:  Grade 5

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 and operate vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes with tail lift.

All applicants must hold a current driving licence with Category B or equivalent or hold a licence issued on or before 31.12.96 and give a commitment to obtain a C1+E driving qualification.

For an informal discussion contact Iain Povey on 01384 811748.

NB.  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received

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