Stafford Borough & Cannock Chase District Councils

Grounds Maintenance Operative (Parks – Site Based)

Cannock, Staffordshire
£18,328 – £18,933 per annum
12 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Job Ref
Post No: CL343
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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37 Hours per week on average (Summer and Winter hours apply)

We are looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative who can mange a wide range of maintenance activities in a Parks setting including horticultural tasks, play area inspection, football pitch maintenance and cleansing duties.

You should be self-motivated with the ability to act on your own initiative and as part of a team so you will need to have a flexible approach to your work. You will also have good interpersonal skills with a commitment to customer care and will be capable of achieving targets under pressure. You will be required to keep records of completed works and comply with all Health and safety regulations, including carrying out routine checks and maintenance of supplied equipment.

Experience in Horticulture, Grounds Maintenance or Turf Maintenance is essential, and you should be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers on a whole range of horticultural tasks.

Knowledge of using a wide range of machinery and hand tools in Environmental maintenance is essential. In addition, you will also have numeracy and literacy skills sufficient to record and report basic statistical information. A current full UK driving licence with category C is desirable.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tom Walsh, Parks and Open Spaces Manager on 01543 464482.

To apply for this vacancy online please go to

Alternatively please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail  quoting post number CL343.




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