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Various Locations in Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
£19,606 - £20,164 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

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Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Duration: Full Time, Permanent, 37 Hours per Week

Location: Various locations City Wide

Job Purpose:

The postholder must undertake either individually or as a member of a team a variety of duties concerned with Environmental Operations including both general work and horticultural work of a specialist nature in public parks, playing fields, cemeteries, landscaped areas, public open spaces, public roads, amenity areas and housing estates.


Undertake the full range of duties and tasks of the post, in relation to Ground Maintenance and Street Sweeping tasks, including grass cutting, shrub pruning, general gardening duties, street sweeping and other associated duties like emptying dog waste bins and litter bins.




Grass Cutting using a variety of different types of machinery and tools, including Pedestrian Mowers, strimmers etc.

Shrub Pruning using both hand tools and machinery including hedge trimmers.

General Gardening duties like edging, clearing leaves etc.

Ensure that the daily scheduled work is undertaken in a safe and efficient manner.

Ensure that work standards and performance is maintained in line with industry standards.

Perform duties in compliance with work instructions and Health and Safety legislation.

Ensure the safe use and control of work equipment.

Respects council equipment, premises and property.

Communicate daily, with Environmental Chargehand and other members of the team.

Undertake to engage in Continuous Review and Development meetings with Line Management.

Work outdoors in all types weather.

Be prepared to work in all areas within the City.


The Individual

See Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

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