Grounds Person / Gardener

Twickenham, London (Greater)
£20,411 per annum
18 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Grounds Person / Gardener
Department: Estates and Facilities
Salary: £20,411 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 License as part of your application.
Following 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.
For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click here 
Shortlisting and interviews will be held for this post on an on-going basis until the position is filled.

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