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  • Ref no: MID03257
  • Published: 29/1/2020
  • Closes: 23/2/2020
  • Location: Stobhill Depot 40a Stobhill Road, EH22 4NU
  • Salary: £19,404.00 - £20,287.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Vacancy


Essential : 

Driving Licence, which includes the operation of trailers

Desirable :

SVQ level 2 in horticulture, greenkeeping or similar

Experience of working in a horticultural/greenkeeping environment

Chainsaw Certificate

Stone cutter Certificate

Certificate of competence to operate ride on grass cutting machinery

Certificate of competence in hand held applicator PA1 & PA6.

Weed killing Certificate

CLOSING DATE 23/2/2020

INTERVIEW DATE 9&10/3/2020             

Job Advert

Position Title: Assistant Gardener X17               

Position Number: LG10      

Directorate: Resources      

Location: Stobhill/Penicuik/Cemeteries                                      

Contract Status: Fixed Term until 4 October 2020        

Hours of Work: 36   

Working Pattern: Monday – Friday        

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £19,404.70 per annum.

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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