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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
22/03/2018 23:59
£17,072 to £18,746 p.a. Grade 4
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Normal place to be agreed-however, may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Mar

Further information

The post holders will be required to deliver a wide range of horticultural and grounds maintenance operations to a high standard with limited supervision, using a wide range of horticultural plant and machinery as required.

Working as part of a team you will be expected to undertake the maintenance of our public open spaces, cemeteries, play areas, schools, tree stock and woodlands as well as some external grounds contracts.

The duties will also involve other related works such as winter maintenance and flood response when required.

You should have experience of using plant and machinery associated with the role and the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, colleagues and the general public. You should also have a knowledge of Health and Safety requirements in this service area.

Required Qualifications:

• Certificated/Competence on the use of vehicles/machinery
associated with the role
• Displaying a willingness to be trained in all aspects of Street Scene

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in these roles, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Steven Craig, Clean & Green Manager (North) on tele. no. 03000 265591 or email
steven.craig @durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will held w/c 3rd April 2018.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 267190 / 267940 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for a post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.


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