Grounds Person required
Set in the heart of the Cotswold, we pride ourselves on the facilities and outdoor spaces that we offer our students and employees. We are now recruiting for a Grounds person to join the Estates Department to continue to the maintain and improve the appearance of the Universities grounds, providing an efficient and effective service to sports and recreational areas.
About the role
This is a varied role predominantly working on our campuses in Cheltenham, you’ll work within a team to maintain the grounds for the enjoyment of students, staff and visitors. Duties will include, but not limited to:
Planning– As a team proactively identify and plan out works to be completed using own initiative.
Ground Maintenance – Grass cutting, maintaining sports pitches, hedges and over 1000 trees.
Machinery – skilled and knowledgeable in the use of a range of grounds equipment.
Not only will we offer you beautiful locations to work on, but we also have very generous benefits package:
- 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and university closure days.
- Generous 12% employer contribution pension scheme.
- Life Assurance.
- Committed to training and development.
Fulltime and part-time applications will be considered.
For an informal discussion please contact Ed Moulding, Assistant Facilities Manager (Operations), on 01242 714283.
Closing Date: 5th June 2022
Interviews held: W/C 13th June 2022
Successful applicant will take part in a formal interview and a half-day series of practical test
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