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Grounds Seasonal

£21,822 per year (ERYC Grade 1 includes contractual overtime rate)
Term Entry
Fixed term until 6 October 2023 (Due to Seasonal work)
Type Hours
Full Time (37 + 2 contractual overtime hours per week)
5 of 7 days
ERYC Highways Depot, Becklands Park Industrial Estate York Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3GA
Closing date
Job closes on 6 June
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Streetscene Services
Job reference
Job reference: STRE000884
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The job itself

We have a vacancy for a seasonal groundsperson at our Market Weighton depot (fixed term until Friday 6th October 2023).

The hours of work are 37 hours per week + 2 hours contractual overtime, normal working is Monday to Friday - you must be able to report to the depot ready for work by 7.30am.

A suitable level of fitness is required to cope with physical demands of job, i.e. able to walk for a minimum of 5 hours a day and the capability to move heavy equipment. Exposure to hand arm vibrating equipment will be required working within HSE guidelines. Ability to work outdoors in all weathers. Experience of driving triple mowers, tractors and other machinery associated with Grounds Maintenance operations is desirable however not essential as training will be given.

A full driving licence although not essential is desirable.

You must be capable of working either on your own or as part of a team and be capable of using your own initiative to ensure the completion of work schedules to a satisfactory standard.

You will be responsible for undertaking work on all green space and street scene activities as required, including: grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting, herbicide application, litter picking, removal of detritus, clearing blocked drains of weeds, leaves etc, pruning, path edging, hard landscaping, preparation of planting areas, planning, design and planting of flower beds, watering and ongoing care of plants and repairs to lawns.


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Aaran Ward
Grounds Supervisor
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