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Gardener / Groundsperson / Tractor Driver (Post 06.082)

Guildford Borough Council
£18,629 per annum
Stoke Park Nursery, Nightingale Road, Guildford GU1 1ER
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Average 37 hours hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/10/2014 at 17:00 PM
Guildford Borough Council

Gardener/ Groundsperson/Tractor Driver Post 06.082

Grade 5 Salary: £18,629 per annum

Permanent post

Working seasonal hours: 41 hours, Monday – Friday from March to October and 29 hours from November to February inclusive. You may be required to work shift patterns which could include weekends.

Tractor Driver and Related Operations Qualification desirable

Trailer license essential

You will have attained NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification, and have gained experience within the grounds maintenance industry.

You will utilise your knowledge and experience of maintaining parks, open spaces and sports facilities. Being competent with the use of tractors and implements including Side Arm Flail and Ditching attachments.  

You will be reliable and enthusiastic with good communication skills.

A good knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act, including manual handling, and working on highways is essential, along with a full valid driving licence.

This post is subject to health checks.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Tuesday 28 October 2014.


How to apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail sally.nielsen@guildford.gov.uk quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.

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