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ECTC - GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE

East Cambridgeshire is one of the fastest growing districts in the Country. Situated in the historic City of Ely, renowned for the beautiful Cathedral, the Council has a bold vision to create a place where people choose to live, work and stay. 

To help the Council meet the high expectations of our residents and continue the delivery of an excellent service to the public, East Cambs Trading Company Ltd are now looking to appoint Grounds Maintenance Operatives.

Working with the Council’s Parks and Open Spaces team you will assist with the completion of the grounds maintenance programme. 

You will have an NVQ in horticulture (other similar qualification) or work experience to demonstrate your knowledge, be fully conversant with the use of commercial equipment, sport pitch line marking skills would be an advantage, and hold a full driving licence, and have the capacity to fulfil the duties associated with the role.

You will need to be a team player, able to complete tasks without constant supervision, use your own initiative and be committed to providing a high quality service. Due to the nature of the role we need some flexibility in regards to the working patterns.  Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

The hours of work are 40.25 from April to September and 33.75 per week from October to March. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Customer Services on 01353 665555 and ask to speak to the Open Spaces and Facilities Manager or download the application form and send it to hrteam@eastcambs.gov.uk

Closing date for completed application forms is: 19th February 2019

Interviews will be held on:       28th February 2019

Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. If we have not been in touch by the date advertised for the interview, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

East Cambs Trading Company LTD is an equal opportunities employer.