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Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
"Lionheart Depot, Alnwick"
NEAT Team Specialist - Alnwick
This vacancy is being advertising internally in the first instance to employees and agency workers of Northumberland County Council. Where it is not possible to appoint from the existing workforce, the vacancy may subsequently be released to external candidates. Please note that employees working within a school are not considered as internal applicants. If you apply for this position and are not an internal applicant by this description your application will not be processed.
You will undertake the provision of an efficient and effective horticultural, sports ground, green keeping and arboricultural service. You will have day to day responsibility for the careful use and maintenance of expensive vehicles and allocated tools and equipment. You will work individually or as part of a team and under the general direction of senior colleagues. horticulture techniques and bowling green maintenance would be an added bonus
You must hold a NVQ in Horticulture/grounds person/green keeping/arboriculture – minimum level 2 or have relevant comparable experience and have knowledge of the legislation and regulations relating to driving.
You must have substantial experience of undertaking the duties of a gardener or tree surgeon and bowling green maintenance would be an added bonus.
You will predominantly be standing with regular walking, some lifting, pulling and pushing.
Permanent, Full time.
Band 4 (£20,092 - £21,748)
Please see the job description/person specification
For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council Website. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.
Closing date for application is Midnight on 21 October 2021