Gardener/ Ride on Mower Operative / Watchperson

Harlow, Essex
£19,660.73 – 20,789.33
25 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Gardener / Ride on Mower Operative / Watchperson

37.5 hours per week

Salary £19,660.73 – 20,789.33

HTS (Property & Environment) Ltd has been set up by Harlow District Council to provide housing repairs & maintenance and environmental services.

Working in the Parks and Landscapes Section, you will undertake a broad range of grounds maintenance work and mechanised operations in public parks, playing fields, housing areas and open spaces. Your duties will include: pruning of shrubs and hedges using shears, secateurs or hand power tools; grass maintenance; planting shrubs, hedges and trees; establishing and maintaining bulbs, floral displays, hanging baskets and other ornamental planting; control of weeds using PA1 and PA6 chemicals; carrying out clearance works on gardens, allotment plots and shrub beds; being a watchperson for tractor/flail operations in public areas adhering to Health and Safety regulations at all times.   

You will have a commercial gardening experience, be able to use a ride on mower, along with hand power tools and horticultural machinery. It is also essential that you have knowledge and understanding of COSHH, Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity. An avid team player who can also use their own initiative. It is essential that you have a full valid UK driving licence.

In addition to the competitive salary, we offer 26 days` annual leave, rising to 31 days after 5 years, plus bank holidays and Local Government Pension Scheme.

Please submit an up-to-date CV with up to 2 sides of an A4 sheet explaining how you meet the points set out in the Person Specification

Closing date: 10th November 2019

Interviews: 18th November – 22nd November 2019

HTS are committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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