Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative

Chester, Cheshire
Band E - £18,870 to £20,541
04 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Band E - £18,870 to £20,541

Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative

36 hours per week for 26 weeks ( annualised hours)

We are looking for two Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operatives (Tractor Driver/Gardener/Grave Digger) to help provide an excellent service for local people working on Hoylake Golf Course. The successful candidate will help implement the Wirral Parks Standard which will involve working with staff (both Parks and Countryside and Golf Client), service users and external organisations. The post is a full time, seasonal post for 26 weeks, based on 36 hours per week (annualised so part of the contract will be for 40 hours per week).

The successful candidates will join the green-keeping team based at Hoylake Golf Course which is responsible for the maintenance of Hoylake Golf. The green-keeping team work to provide a comprehensive grounds service which includes fine turf, horticulture and arboriculture operations to a standard in line with current industry standards. As part of the interview, you will be required to undertake a short practical test.

Maintenance operations include all aspects of green-keeping, mowing and vegetation control, maintenance and management of tree and shrub areas and in addition undertaking cleansing operations and all other duties relevant to the grade.

As well as being able to carry out a full range of maintenance duties it will be desirable if you were skilled in at least one of the following:

'Fine Turf’ (golf green, tees etc)

'Compact Ride-On Mowing Machines' particularly if associated with golf course maintenance

'Tractor Driving’

Pesticide use PA1 / PA2/ PA6

Please see job description and employee specification for more information.

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