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Vacancy Details

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Sevenoaks District Council
£20,324 to £21,520
Dunbrik Depot, Sundridge
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/11/2021 at 23:55
Sevenoaks District Council

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Salary Band B £20,324 to £21,529 (equates to an hourly rate of between £10.53 and £11.16)
A generous annual leave allowance of 23 days
(plus an additional 5 days depending on having Continuous Local Government Service).

About us
Here at Sevenoaks we pride ourselves on treating both our employees and communities we serve with dignity and respect. We are an award winning Council having achieved the Guardian Public Service Awards 2016 for being financially self-sufficient, are one of the few organisations in the country to retain its Platinum Investors in People status. We were voted LGC Council of the Year 2017 and won a Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation award in 2018. The successes of the Finance Team have been recently recognised where the Finance Team has been nominated and is a finalist in the 2020 Public Finance Awards – Finance Team of the Year - Councils.

The Role
We are looking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Operative to work in the Sevenoaks District. Whilst you will ideally have experience in grounds for example in grass cutting, hedge cutting or strimming we are willing to provide training to the right candidate.This is the ideal role for someone who enjoys working as part of a team as well as outside in all weather conditions.

The Team
You will be joining a committed and valued team of twenty one. Direct services has approximately 110 operational staff working in various areas including waste management, deport management, transport, workshops and environmental enforcement.

How to get to us
Sevenoaks is only half an hour from central London by train. You will be based at the Dunbrik Depot, 2 Main Road, Dunbrik, Sundridge TN14 6EP.

Closing date: 28th November 2021


Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Send your CV and covering statement to human.resources@sevenoaks.gov.uk. If you have any questions contact HR on 01732 227 361. 

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed