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Groundsperson

£22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum pension annual leave plus more
 
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Amy McGeown Senior Consultant – Estates & Facilities

Job Description

Job Title: Grounds person
Location: Guildford
Salary: £22,500 to £26,500 per annum
Post Type: Full Time, Permanent

MMP has an exciting opportunity has emerged for a Groundsperson to join a prominent institution, contributing as part of an award-winning team responsible for horticultural maintenance and landscaping of the institution's estate.
Dedicated to delivering a high-quality, efficient, and cost-effective service, the role significantly contributes to enhancing the student and staff experience. This is achieved by maintaining an attractive, safe, and welcoming landscaped estate conducive to work, study, and living.

Key Responsibilities:
This role encompasses a broad spectrum of horticultural and estate management tasks. Following relevant training, you will be responsible for operating various landscaping equipment and machinery, ensuring high-quality and cost-effective maintenance of the institution's estate.

Other responsibilities include:

  • General horticultural maintenance operations in the Grounds and associated areas throughout the institution's estate, including litter picking and clearing of snow or ice.
  • Routine driving, operation, and maintenance of horticultural and other Grounds maintenance machinery, including those hired by the institution, and basic tractor-powered equipment, excluding larger equipment powered by a tractor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of soil and areas associated with the establishment of hard and soft landscaping around new buildings, including the installation or provision of new sports facilities.
  • Ensuring work is carried out in strict compliance with the Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH, and any other relevant legislation covering safety in the workplace.
  • Experience in horticulture, sports grounds maintenance, and relevant NVQ or equivalent qualifications are advantageous but not essential. Full training will be provided. Candidates need to be physically fit and hold a valid UK driving licence for this role.


What's in it for you?
The institution offers a dynamic, flexible, and enjoyable work environment. In addition to the attractive campus setting and ample development opportunities, the institution offers:

  • 35 Days Holiday (20 Days Annual Leave 7 University Closure Days Bank Holidays)
  • Additional Day of Leave per year of service for 5 years
  • 36 Hour Working week.
  • Highly competitive Pension
  • Relevant Training & Development
  • On-site discounted Nursery/Childcare
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing scheme
  • Discounted Surrey Sports Park Membership

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undergo and clear an Enhanced DBS.

If you possess the relevant skills, please submit your updated CV. We look forward to hearing from you.

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