This post is based in one of our park’s hubs undertaking grounds maintenance tasks and will be working across our housing sites, parks and open spaces and delivering works across Ipswich both for internal and external customers.
We currently have a vacancy for the post of Technician Grounds Maintenance to join our Parks and Cemeteries Service.
The post is based in one of our park’s hubs undertaking grounds maintenance tasks and will be working across our housing sites, parks and open spaces and delivering works across Ipswich both for internal and external customers.
You will be required to demonstrate that you are highly reliable, self-motivated, well organised and able to prioritise your work.
You will have experience in horticultural maintenance and development tasks in various locations. E.g., Grass cutting / hard & soft landscaping, shrub / rose bed maintenance, Sports Grounds, turfing etc. and have a good level of health and safety awareness in relation to these operations.
You will work both alone with minimal supervision and as part of a team where you should be able to communicate effectively. You will have experience of working in a public facing environment with excellent customer care skills.
A full manual driving licence is a required.
Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday.
As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme, and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.
For more information about this role please contact Nigel.Campbell@Ipswich.gov.uk
Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification
The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held on week commencing a week after the closing date.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.
Various Park Locations
£24,057 – £24,409
Application closing date
11 June 2023
Full-time – 37 hours
Ipswich Borough Council
15-17 Russell Road
- 01473 432000