Landscape OperativeVacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Salary: £16,816 - £17,819
Closing date: 01 November 2016
Job ref. no.: ABS07389
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A vacancy has arisen for a Landscape Operative to join Aberdeenshire Council to assist in all aspects of landscape maintenance including grave digging operations as required. Duties are of a general nature, providing support and assistance to other operatives and include use of equipment. As an employee you act as a representative for the Council when interfacing with members of the public and will do so in a polite, courteous and friendly manner.
This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.
The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/
Informal Enquiries Contact: Alan Anderson - 01261 813390Responsibilities
â€¢ Work in public parks, playing fields, landscaped areas and similar open spaces to undertake grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves, litter collection, planting, pruning, seeding and other such duties and where appropriate chemical application under direction.
â€¢ Assist others carrying out landscaping and grave digging works.
â€¢ The post involves undertaking duties on construction sites, adjacent to public roads and in depots and workshops
â€¢ Clean up and tidy any spillage that occurs during the performance of duties in order to avoid any loss or damage.
â€¢ Operate equipment and machinery required to carry out your duties after appropriate training & Ensure such equipment/machinery is treated with due care and attention.
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