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Vacancy Details

Head Greenkeeper

Employer:
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary:
Grade F (21,589 - 24,799)
Location:
Sefton
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Weekends
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
17/03/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
LSP/19/91182
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Support the Team in the planning, co-ordination and control of work and resources in providing an effective and efficent Green Infrastructure Service maintaining and improving its assets. Contribute to the overall management and efficient running of the section, general maintenance duties across the Council’s Green Sefton facilities. The work involves managing a small team, dealing with the public and handling monies where appropriate and ensure effective administration and maintenance of information systems. They will also be required to guide and advise the public, and assist with the maintenance and presentation of sites. Applicants should ideally hold a full clean driving licence.

Green Sefton provides our communities with a clean, green Borough. This includes parks, greenspaces, nature reserves, trees and woodlands, play and recreational facilities and municipal golf courses. Our coast and countryside include specially protected sites and landscapes, which benefit residents, visitors, investors, and nature.

Your confident and connected borough

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. It encompasses world renowned nature reserves, accessible businesses and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside environments. It is an ideal location for accessing Manchester, the North West and beyond by road, rail or air.

From vibrant town centres, intimate commuter towns, beautiful villages and stunning coastal and rural locations, everyone can find their perfect home. Sefton is at the heart of the Liverpool City Region, playing an active role in ensuring its success.

Your new place of work

This is a changing and vibrant authority already on a journey working towards an exciting 2030 vision. This is an organisation where excellent links with our partners, businesses and communities are integral to the delivery of our products and services

Interviews will take place on 26th or 29th March 2019.

Working hours will operate over a 7-day week and will include evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. A uniform will be provided, which must be worn at all times. Previous experience of working in similar roles on a Golf Course, coastal and / or within a grounds maintenance setting would be useful. Experience of the use of specialist mowers and other golf maintenance equipment and mobile communications would also be valuable.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new, varied and busy team at the heart of Sefton’s 2030 vision.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

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