Landscape Operative

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Bedford
Salary
18426.00 - 22911.00 GBP Annual
Posted
27 Jun 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Landscape Operative

Milton Keynes

SALARY & BENEFITS: GBP18,426 - GBP22,911 per annum but will be dependent on qualifications and experience

WORKING HOURS: Full Time - 37 hours per week - Must have a flexible approach to working hours as some evening and weekend work may be necessary.

THE COMPANY: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Campbell Park Parish Council in Milton Keynes.
Serving over 15,000 residents, across 5 residential estates and 2 leisure/employment areas close to the centre of Milton Keynes, the Parish Council is committed to enhancing the environment and delivering local services in order to maximise resident's well-being and quality of life.

The Parish Council has taken on a number of different services and facilities in recent years and is currently adapting to new challenges and opportunities created by the devolvement of services from the local Unitary Authority.

THE ROLE: We now require an experienced and suitably qualified Landscape Operative to maintain and drive forward the delivery of a devolved landscape service. The ideal applicant will bring a strong desire to aid in the development of the landscaping service across the Parish.
The role will involve working across the whole Parish based at the new Landscape depot in Oldbrook.

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal applicant will be highly committed, enthusiastic and self-motivated. You'll bring a flexible, pro-active approach to tasks and be able to prioritise and manage time and your work load effectively. The successful Landscape Operative will be a skilled communicator in both the written and oral form. They will need a flexible approach to working hours as some evening and weekend work may be necessary. Campbell Park Parish Council are looking for someone with a willingness to undertake further training to improve knowledge and skills and ideally a good sense of humour.

Key requirements for the Landscape Operative position based in Milton Keynes:

• Must live within a commutable distance of Milton Keynes
• Current full driving licence and trailer qualified
• Previous experience working in horticultural sector
• Current certificates of competence for pesticide application
• Practical experience of appropriate tools and machinery and their safe operations
• Excellent knowledge of landscape and grass cutting operations and required standards

Desirable:

• Appropriate landscape qualification
• Complete range of landscape equipment qualifications
• Knowledge and understanding of issues concerning work with disadvantaged and diverse communities
• Knowledge of Health & Safety policies and procedures
• First Aid
• Manual handling
• PC literate

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the Landscape Operative position then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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