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Technician Grounds Maintenance

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3252
Organisation:
Ipswich Borough Council
Place of work:
Ipswich
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
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Appointment:
Permanent
Closing date:
12 May 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £21,751 - £23,080
  • 37 Hours per week

We currently have a vacancy for the post of Technician Grounds Maintenance to join our Parks Team.

This post will be working across our parks and open spaces, delivering works across Ipswich both for internal and external customers.

You will be required to demonstrate that you are highly reliable, self-motivated, well organised and able to prioritise your work.

You will have experience in horticultural maintenance and development tasks in various locations. E.g. Grass/verge cutting / hard & soft landscaping, shrub / rose bed maintenance, Sports Grounds, turf etc. and have a good level of health and safety awareness in relation to these operations.

You will have a relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification / skills / experience and ideally have a recognised qualification related to machine use, i.e. NPTC in the safe use of mowers & experience in a use of large agricultural / horticultural machinery.

You will be required to carry out grass cutting across a wide geographical area of the town using a full range of grass cutting machinery along with associated daily maintenance and will also be required to carry out manual tasks such as considerable bending, lifting and walking.

You will work both alone with minimal supervision and as part of a team where you should be able to communicate effectively. You will have experience of working in a public facing environment with excellent customer care skills.

For more information about this role please contact Nigel Campbell via email on nigel.campbell@ipswich.gov.uk

Apply online at: www.ipswich.gov.uk/jobs where you can complete the online application form for this vacancy.

Interview date: w/c 17 May 2021

Due to Covid19 the assessment/interview process will be carried out remotely via Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams.



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