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Gardener / Caretaker

From £12 to £12.41 per hour

Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Our client honours the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten.

Their work commemorates the war dead, from building and maintaining our cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations in more than 150 countries to preserve their extensive records and archives. Their values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

Job Purpose:

A GC1 is an experienced horticulturist who usually works in a mobile role or at a static site, and is responsible for the maintenance of a number of specific plots within a Region. A GC1 will carry out gardening maintenance and renovation work to the standards of excellence as set by the Commission, and according to horticultural policies and procedures.

Job Description:

  • Undertaking practical horticultural maintenance, renovation work and caretaking duties. This includes mowing, edging, hedge cutting, weeding, pruning and pesticide application.
  • Planning and organising daily workload, appropriate to each site. This includes compiling stock order for plants, chemicals, fertilisers, PPE and machinery.
  • Responsible for the safe operation, care, day to day maintenance and repair of all work equipment to a set standard. This includes team vehicles.
  • To report to Line Management any structural defects noted, any development in the surroundings or environment of cemeteries and memorials, which are observed during maintenance duties.
  • To observe the Commissions safety procedures and safe working practices, ensuring that PPE is used appropriately, and that the Commission’s H&S policies, procedures and safety instructions are adhered to at all times.
  • Undertake H&S risk assessments in accordance with CWGC processes and priorities.
  • Familiar with, and competent in undertaking a number of routine administrative duties. This includes the use of IT, smart phones and tablet based technology.
  • Undertake any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the role.
  • Cross function work within the region; working with Skilled Maintenance Craftsmen (SMC) on renovation work.
  • Representation of the Commission at ceremonies.
  • The provision of advice/direction and other information to Cemetery visitors/members of the public, helping them locate war graves

Education and Knowledge, Essential:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Amenity Horticulture or equivalent is desirable
  • A good level of computer literacy or the ability to learn quickly
  • A full driving licence is essential
  • Practical experience of horticultural/gardening work

Working Hours:

Summer Hours - Monday to Thursday 0800 to 1230 hours

1330 to 1700 hours

Friday finish 0800 to 1230 hours

1330 to 1600 hours

Winter Hours- Monday to Friday 0830 to 1230 hours

1300 to 1600 hours

There will be occasions where you will be required to work overtime/out of hours. Time off in lieu will be granted for overtime worked.

if you wish to apply then please submit you CV and one of our team will give you a call.



This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82173555

Halmer Recruit
SectorOther
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID64892

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