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Horticultural Labourer - Preston Immediate Start

£8.75 per hour

Lancashire, United Kingdom

Horticultural Labourer – Preston

Our client maintains Parks and Open Spaces in the Preston area and is looking to appoint a Horticultural Labourer who holds a current driving licence in a temporary role for a minimum of 2 months

Hours of Work:

Monday – Friday: 7.30 – 4.30pm

Rate of Pay: £8.75 per hour

The Role

To assist with the delivery of the Horticultural maintenance service within the City’s Parks Nature reserves, gardens and green spaces

To carry out a wide range of gardening duties including operating machinery such as pedestrian mowers, hedge trimmers and brush cutters

To assist with the day to day maintenance of the facilities provided within the City’s open spaces including all aspects of horticultural good practice.

To clean and remove litter, graffiti fly tipping and other material from parks, buildings and structures, both internally and externally and to empty bins as required

To monitor the condition of sites and adjacent areas and report problems using the internal procedures in place

To cleanse the public toilets and washing facilities as required ensuring they are clean, hygienic and fully serviceable

To ensure duties are carried out in compliance with the relevant health and safety procedures in place within the service

The Candidate

  • Previous experience of a gardening/horticultural role
  • Fully checkable work history
  • Due to the nature of the job must be physically fit
  • Basic knowledge of environmental issues
  • Ability to deal effectively with complaints or enquiries
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally
  • Ability to work effectively in an unsupervised environment
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements
  • Experience of dealing effectively with members of the public
  • Experience of working in parks and open spaces
  • Current driving licence
  • Prepared to work flexible hours including evening, weekend and public holiday working
  • Able work outdoors in all weather conditions

This role is an immediate start – so please only apply if you can commence work at short notice


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82990108

Sprint Employment Services
SectorFarm Operative/ Farm Sprayer/ Driver
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID68797

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