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If you have initiative, enthusiasm, excellent communications skills and a commitment to maintaining high standards, you may be the person we are looking for to work in our Operational & Youth Teams.  

 

Grounds Maintenance Apprentice
Pay £129.50 per week (Based on pay for a 16 year old on 37-hour week)

We are looking for an Apprentice to join our busy Grounds Maintenance Team on a 2-year fixed contract.  There will be a requirement to attend college one day a week.

You will learn all aspects of amenity horticulture including floral bedding, maintenance of public open space, shrub/rose-bed management and maintenance of recreational and sporting facilities. 

If you have an attention to detail, enthusiasm, are self-motivated with a desire to achieve high standards and can work in a close-knit team you may be just what we are looking for.

A uniform and relevant training will be provided.

 

Grounds Maintenance Operative – Permanent Full Time
SCP 14 – 21, Pay £16,781 - £20,138 (depending on experience) 

We are looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to add to our Team and work across all areas including open space, play, recreation grounds and school grounds:

You will be an all-rounder with experience of working in a similar Grounds Maintenance Team, looking after open space, play, sports facilities, school grounds and countryside.  Experience of using machinery & horticultural equipment including ride-on mowers together with Full UK Driving & Trailer Licences essential.

During the summer period, the operative will be required to install floral structures, working from a man cage which overtime will be paid.

 

Grounds Maintenance Arborist – Permanent Full Time
SCP 18 – 21, Pay £18,070 - £20,138 (depending on experience)  

We are looking for an all-round Grounds Maintenance Operative who in the summer can work alongside other staff but in the winter form part of our busy Arboricultural Team.

Having two years’ experience in arboricultural maintenance as a climber, the successful candidate will have undertaken the necessary NPTC certificates in chainsaw use, felling, climbing trees & aerial rescue and PA1 & PA6 Spraying certificates desirable.  A clean driving licence is essential and the ability to tow a trailer desirable.

During the summer period, the operative will be required to install floral structures, working from a man cage which overtime will be paid.

For an informal chat on the above Grounds Maintenance positions, please telephone 01743 281010.

 

We are looking to expand our Youth Service and are looking for experienced Youth Workers on a casual/flexible basis to deliver youth sessions in a variety of existing and upcoming projects.

Leader in Charge – up to £12.81 per hour
Qualified Youth Worker – up to £11.23 per hour
Unqualified Youth Worker – from £8.48 per hour

You will help to facilitate personal, social and educational development in young people to help them reach their full potential in society.  A programme of activities, street contact and group work will help young people to learn new skills, improve their confidence and make informed choices.

For an informal chat on this post please telephone Adam Purnell on 07976 020 819

Closing Date for the above applications is 12noon Thursday 29th June 2017 and Interviews will be early July 2017

 

PLEASE COMPLETE THE BLANK APPLICATION FORM BELOW AND RETURN TO: info-shrewsburytowncouncil@shropshire.gov.uk 

CV's WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

 

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