Service Care Solutions Ltd
This job has been posted for more than 30 working days and has expired.

Seasonal Gardener

Seasonal Gardener -Newry

Seasonal Gardener required for local council to assist with general grounds maintenance duties in public parks, landscaped areas or similar open spaces in the Downpatrick/Newry areas.

A full and current driving licence and flexibility is essential for this post.



The role responsibilities will be to assist in carrying out ground maintenance duties including grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves and litter etc at the council's facilities including hazardous locations and in all weathers.

To use powered hand tools and undertake daily maintenance and setting of machinery.

To undertake site preparation and construction work under supervision.

To drive and be responsible for allocated vehicles/machinery, when required i.e.

vehicle checks, required routine maintenance and cleaning, completion or associated paperwork.

A successful candidate will be expected to participate in staff training and development activities to ensure that knowledge, skills and competence required to fulfil the role in full are up to date.

The post will require flexible working to meet the needs of the service.
It is essential a successful candidate has

, A full, current driving licence

, At least 2 years relevant experience e.g.

labouring, cleaning and maintenance, waste removal, working with hydraulic equipment.

, At least 1 years' experience dealing with the public in a face-to-face customer focused service.

Awareness of health and safety issues involved in working with the public and manual handling as well as the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision and as part of a team is also essential.

Working 37 hours per week.

The post holder may be required to transfer to other locations in accordance with any requirements stated in the job description.

If you wish to apply please send a copy of you CV over to Keira Timothy-Smith at Service Care Solutions , Keira.timothy-smith@servicecare.org.uk or feel free to call Keira on 01772 208967