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Groundsperson Level 2 (Forestry)

Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (37 + 2 contractual overtime hours per week)
Monday to Friday
Willerby Depot, Viking Close, Willerby, HU10 6DZ (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 31 May
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Grounds Maintenance
Job reference
Job reference: STRE000702
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The job itself

A vacancy has arisen in our forestry team for an operative to carry out tree maintenance work.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has previously undertaken this role or has experience in grounds maintenance.

This role requires working at height. You will be required to use various specialist machinery, such as a chainsaw and a chipper. Full training will be provided.

A good appreciation of health and safety is of key importance. A full driving licence is preferred.

The post will be based at our Willerby depot and will involve travelling to all areas within the East Riding.


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Nigel Robson
Forestry Team Supervisor
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Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

Internal Candidates

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Apply by submitting a copy of your CV/covering letter online. Ensure it demonstrates how you meet the essential criteria from the employee specification.


Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

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