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Vacancy Details

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Employer:
Sevenoaks District Council
Salary:
£20,324 to £21,520
Location:
Dunbrik Depot, Sundridge
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
16/01/2022 at 23:55
Reference:
SDC/21/176517
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).
Monday to Friday working 37 hours per week.

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.

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

Please apply online (see below). If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by either emailing human.resources@sevenoaks.gov.uk or contacting us on 01732 227361 to discuss how we can assist you in applying.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed