Landscape Operative

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS12386
Closes: Wednesday, 24th January 2018
Published: Wednesday, 10th January 2018
Location: Aden Country Park
Salary: £17,164 - £18,168 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Property / Land
Sub-category: Land / Property / Planning & Management

Job Description

You will be involved in all aspects of landscape maintenance including grass cutting, weeding, pruning, turfing, litter picking, planting, gravedigging and general duties.

You must have experience of outdoor manual working and have a broad range of horticultural or agricultural experience including landscaping as well as having or working towards a formal horticultural or agricultural qualification i.e SVQ or equivalent. Willingness to be involved in burial operations and the ability to work as part of a team with the minimal of supervision are essential.  You must have a certificate of competence in the application of pesticides as well as having experience is the use of machinery.

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference, which must be from your current or most recent employer.
 
The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

Interviews are expected to take place on 31 January 2018.

Informal Enquiries to: Jack Grant, 01467 536424