Gardener – Heywood

Staff Oldham
  • Post Date: February 27, 2019
  • Apply Before: February 27, 3019
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Location: Heywood
Salary: £7.45 per hour

Full time, 5 days,



The task will entail carrying out general gardening/ grounds maintenance duties, including grass cutting using pedestrian, hand held and ride-on machines.

Strimming, hedge trimming, shrub maintenance, edging off on the councils green spaces.

Weed removal, general street cleansing.

Operatives will also be expected to litter pick areas where required and empty litter bins if necessary.

Skills and knowledge required to carry out the role:

Candidate must be physically fit, enthusiastic, reliable and willing to learn about all aspects of horticulture.

Candidates must be able to work on their own or as part of a team.

They must also be willing to work in any part of the borough.

Candidates must also be willing to work overtime as part of the service needs and requirements.

Essential qualifications or specific experience required:

It would be desirable, but not essential that candidates have a full and clean driving licence.

It would also be desirable to have a qualification in Horticulture NVQ, City & Guilds or equivalent, and / or have experience working in a Grounds maintenance environment.

Desirable to have a Pesticides application Certificate PA1 & PA6.

If you have the relevant experience for the above role please submit your CV showing your recent experience. (Once review if successful you will be contacted by email in the first instance so please check your spam).

Staff Recruitment, Oldham.

Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryHourly Rate
  • Hourly Rate£7-£8 per hour
  • ExperienceDesirable
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