Horticultural Grounds Person

Surrey (GB)
£10,283 to £11,108 per annum pro rata (0.67 FTE)
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Due to the estate expansion a part time opportunity has arisen with-in the grounds maintenance team at Surrey University who have the responsibility for all the horticultural maintenance and up keep of the landscaping around the University estate including any related contract works. The successful candidate will join an award-winning team who maintain the University's beautiful estate.

In this role you will be required to work as part of the team that carry out the external litter clearance of the estate, in a part time role. There will also be opportunities to support other horticultural duties within the team. After the relevant training you will be expected to operate a limited range of grounds maintenance machinery and equipment in order to provide a high quality, cost effective service for the University.

Experience in an ornamental horticultural/ external estate management environment, are desirable. A full valid driving licence is an essential requirement for this role and candidates need to be physically fit to carry out the manual duties require for this position.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days (pro-rata) and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

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