Ranger 1 Maintenance Seasonal (Parks)

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Grade B (SCP 2) £22,366 (pro rata)
  • Location: Cambridge Road Depot
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 01/04/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: 1234/23/264832

Grounds Maintenance – Parks

6 month summer seasonal posts; start and end dates vary – generally Spring to Autumn

6 x Ranger 1 Maintenance Seasonal

 

Sefton Council have a number of Temporary Seasonal Ranger posts available within Green Sefton’s Land Management Team, to assist with increased workload during the busy summer season.

Green Sefton provides our communities with a clean, green Borough including parks and greenspaces, nature reserves, trees, and woodlands, play and recreational facilities, municipal golf courses and our coast, beaches and countryside, which include specially protected sites and landscapes, benefitting the health and wellbeing of residents, visitors, investors, and nature.  

The work involves a variety of duties including working outdoors, lifting and carrying, dealing with the public, using tools and equipment and handling monies where appropriate.

Applicants should ideally hold a full clean driving licence. 

All successful applicants will be assigned to a team/depot to report to at the start/finish of each day. Duties may vary in location and in accordance with business needs, e.g. working on different sites from time to time. Where this is the case, return travel will be provided from the depots each day. 

Green Sefton welcome applications from graduates and are open to shorter contracts during the summer season as posts dictate. 

 

Ranger 1 Grounds Maintenance JD38 Parks (6 posts)

GRADE B - 36 hours per week, working pattern Mon-Fri

Successful applicants will be required to undertake cleansing duties (including litter picking, regular emptying of litter/dog waste bins), grounds maintenance tasks, including strimming, mowing, and weeding. They will also be required to guide and advise the public and assist with the maintenance and presentation of sites using practical and communication skills. Previous experience of using a strimmer/mower would be an advantage.

 

Extended advert to run from November 2023 onwards.

Applicants will be sifted and interviewed in batches, and appointments made on a first come first served basis. A casual reserve list will be developed.

All posts are subject to probation.

Obtaining references is critical - Any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references – successful applicants must ensure that references are obtained as quickly as possible.

Equal Opportunities

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Sefton Council strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of our communities. A diverse workforce is important to us, our staff bring with them a wide range of experiences, views, ideas, and innovations, and we are committed to providing an environment that recognises, respects, and values everybody’s identity, where individual differences are strengths and where everyone can thrive and maximise their potential. We are always open to learning and growing as an organisation, and we welcome new ideas and initiatives that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer; all candidates will receive equal treatment. Our decision to appoint will be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

GUARANTEED INTERVIEW SCHEME

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

If you are currently in care or have previously been in care, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for care experienced people if you meet the essential requirements for the role.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

 

Please fully complete the online application form.

 



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