Our client is looking for experienced and reliable Landscape Gardeners to work in the Public Sector. The suitable candidate will start on a temporary contract, with the opportunity to be made permanent after 3 months.

Key Responsibilities:

Skilled horticultural sports ground/arboricultural operations, including all duties as grounds person.

Measuring, setting out and marking of all sports facilities, including football, hockey, rugby and athletics.

Preparing and maintaining sports facilities, including facilities for soccer, hockey, rugby, athletics, tennis, cricket, bowls, golf and all other sporting events.  Facilities to include natural turf, hard porous, other non-turf surfaces including concrete, tarmac, simulated turf and other synthetic surfaces.

Maintaining the landscape and grounds, including the maintenance and preparation of border shrub care, pruning and tree work.

Apply chemicals in the operation of landscape maintenance.

Maintaining plant, machinery and equipment.

Working on all aspects of landscape construction and development of sports facilities, including cultivation and seeding, grading and planting trees and shrubs.  Facilities to include natural turf, hard porous, other non-turf surfaces including concrete, tarmac, simulated turf and other synthetic surfaces.

Any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined, subject to the proviso that normally any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the Job Description in specific terms.

Taking reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and other persons who may be affected by his/her activities and where appropriate safeguarding the health and safety of all persons under his/her control and guidance in accordance within the provision of health and safety legislation.

Exercising proper care in handling, operating and safeguarding any equipment or appliances provided and issued by the County.

Other Duties:
Taking reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and other persons who may be affected by his/her activities and where appropriate safeguarding the health and safety of all persons under his/her control and guidance in accordance within the provision of health and safety legislation.

Exercising proper care in handling, operating and safeguarding any equipment or appliances provided and issued by the County.

 

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