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Outdoor Maintenance Operative

Salary
£19,698 per annum
Location
Selsey
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time  - 37 hours per week

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Do you have experience operating petrol strimmers and / or drive on mowers? Or alternatively perhaps you have experience in landscape gardening or similar? Provided that your driving licence has the "category K" endorsement then we have a really enjoyable role that may suit you - working in the fresh air around the seaside town of Selsey.

Selsey Town Council are responsible for looking after 5 substantial parks and play areas and some smaller areas of land by the seafront. Our team of 2 Maintenance Operatives are responsible for keeping these areas maintained and tidy in addition to looking after the indoor maintenance of the Selsey Centre and Town Hall.

Our friendly team's duties include:

  • We start each day with a 2 hour litter pick
  • Mowing the various grass areas using our drive on mower (which needs to be driven on the road between sites)
  • Strimming using a petrol strimmer (experience would be preferred)
  • Looking after the Town Hall and Selsey Centre (this includes an element of painting and decorating)
  • Maintaining the mowers, strimmers and equipment (full training can be given)
  • Ah hoc maintenance jobs
  • Driving the tipper truck and van
  • Maintaining and checking the safety of the play equipment in the parks eg checking shackles on swings and seats etc to ROSPA standards (full training will be given)

To be successful in this role you will need:
  • To have the category K on your driving license as this is needed to drive the drive on mower (Category K was included in all full licenses issued before January 1997 or can be taken as a separate test on licenses issued after this date).
  • To be happy working in the outdoors in all weathers
  • To be a good team player
  • To be physically able to operate the equipment (eg petrol strimmer)
  • To be happy to only take your annual leave at times outside of our busiest months of June, July and August.
  • To be responsible (you will be a key holder for some council buildings - on a very rare occasion [once or twice per year approximately] you may need to let someone in in out of hours on an urgency basis

About Selsey Town Council

Selsey is a seaside town which sits at the Southern tip of the Manhood Peninsula in West Sussex. With a population of nearly 11,000, there are 14 Councillors and a staffing team of 10 of which the Clerk, Deputy Clerk and Community and Business Development Manager are the Officers.  There are various projects that the Council are undertaking, one of which is www.destinationselsey.co.uk

 

Please read the Job Description for further details.  Should you wish to apply please complete our application form.





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