Grounds Person / Gardener

Twickenham, London (Greater)
17 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Estates and Facilities 

Salary: £20,046 per annum 

Grade: Band D 

Responsible to: Grounds Manager 

Term: Permanent

Annual Leave: 20 days per annum, rising to 25 days per annum following 5 years’ service 

St Mary’s University, Twickenham, is seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Grounds Person / Gardener to join our dedicated and busy team. The post-holder will assist with the maintenance of playing surfaces and amenities at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Duties will include the care and preparation of sports pitches, routine gardening tasks as well as assisting with waste management duties. 

We are looking for a well organised candidate who can demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and is able to work well on their own and as part of a team. You will have previous grounds and gardening experience. An NVQ in Amenity Horticulture/Sports Turf (Level 2), equivalent qualification, or evidenced experience is essential. 

You will also be expected to work flexibly, including working weekends during busy periods or for special events on occasion, in order to meet the needs of the service. 

Include details of your current Driver’s Licence as part of your application. 

Following the interviews the most promising candidates will be asked to return for a practical assessment of around 2 hours to briefly demonstrate relevant skills of the panels choosing.

View the Job Description here

The closing date for this post is 23:59pm Sunday 20th August 2017. 

Interviews are likely to be held on Tuesday 29th August 2017. 

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