UNIVERSITY OF CHICHESTER

Grounds Technician

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Location
Chichester, England, United Kingdom
Salary
£20,624 per annum
Posted
15 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2017
Ref
RQ0000000745
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job description
    
We are looking for a versatile, flexible post holder with recent extensive grounds and sporting pitch experience to join our supportive and friendly Estate Management Team. This "hands on" role is responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of Estate Management Sporting Pitch activities providing technical expertise and advice on soils. Seeds, pitch improvement and maintenance.  

This role will work as part of our small in-house Gardening team and be required to undertake a range of gardening and grounds responsibilities with specific responsibility to ensure all our pitches and grounds are of the highest quality. The post holder will liaise closely and regularly with colleagues in the University's Institute of Sport and with the Students Union. You must be proactive, well organised and accurate with a customer focused, helpful and flexible approach to work.
     
This role will involve working outside in all weathers across a large site, lifting and moving soils, large bags of fertilizers and using a range of equipment including ride-on mowers strimmers and hedge cutters. The post holder will use specialist equipment and will be expected to carry out routine maintenance of such equipment in order that it remains fully functional at all times.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Russell Hicks, Grounds / Gardens Coordinator at 07824439224 or email r.hicks@chi.ac.uk

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Interview date w/c 3rd April