Operative Street Scene (Grounds)

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21268.00 GBP Annual
13 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Operative Street Scene (Grounds)

Post Number: ES37120
Salary: Grade 3 GBP18,746 - GBP21,268 - pro rata for hours worked
Working Hours: Annualised hours based on 37 hours per week
Location: Cavendish Road
Contract: Permanent

The Heart of a Town Lies in its People" and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do.

We are looking for conscientious and reliable Operatives to join our busy Street Scene team to undertake a wide range of horticulture maintenance and Landscape duties throughout Stevenage.

As well as having the enthusiasm for achieving high standards, you will have experience of working in a similar environment and be knowledgeable with all types of grass cutting, shrubs, hedges and bedding maintenance, along with the safe use of subsequent mechanical equipment.

Successful post holders will have good practical skills, maintain good working relationships with colleagues and the public and understand safe working practices at all times. Applicants will possess two or more of the following qualifications (or equivalent):

NVQ level 2 horticulture or Fine Turf husbandry, NPTC PA1 & 6 spraying certificates, NPTC chainsaw certificates to small fell, ROSPA play equipment safety inspection, 7.5 tonne drivers licence, COTS cemetery operative's accreditation in grave shoring and preparation. Also the ability to work daily shifts over a seven day working week, where enhanced payments will be paid is essential. A full UK driving licence is required.

Application Details

For further details and how to apply please click the apply now button for an application pack.

Applications must be returned by 5pm on Thursday 20 April 2017
Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV's, all applications must be made on the Council's standard application form which can be found at the above link.
Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.