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Seasonal Groundsperson Level 1

Term Entry
Fixed term until 7 October 2022 (Due to Seasonal work)
Type Hours
Full Time (37 + 2 contractual overtime hours per week)
5 of 7 days
Market Weighton Depot, York Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3GA (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 22 May
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Grounds Maintenance
Job reference
Job reference: STRE000706
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The job itself

We are looking to recruit a seasonal groundsperson to join our team at Market Weighton depot. They will contribute to the effective delivery of the Council’s grounds service in accordance with pre- determined work schedules and standards determined by the Council.

The job will include the use of handheld or large grass cutting equipment to maintain green areas throughout the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and to carry out all other green space and street scene activities as required, such as strimming, hedge cutting, herbicide application, litter picking, pruning etc.

We seek a person who preferably has grounds maintenance experience although training can be given where necessary. The ability to listen, have good communication skills, work as a team, solve problems, be organised and treat customers with respect is essential for this post.

A full driving licence is essential.

The role is based at Market Weighton depot but good local knowledge of other areas within the East Riding would be useful.


Job outline and employee specification


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Becky Cardwell
Operations Manager
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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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