Parks & Gardens Operative

Portland, Isle of Portland, Dorset, England
£9.84 to £10.86/Hour
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July 9, 2021

Parks & Gardens Operative

Portland, Dorset

Temporary Contract, opportunity to go permanent at client’s discretion

£9.84ph, increasing to £10.86ph after 12 complete

Mon to Thurs 07.30am to 15.30pm,

Fri 07.30am to 15.00pm

37 hours per week

MUST HOLD full UK Manual Driving Licence with own car

Immediate start available

TO APPLY CALL 01305 239239 Mon to Friday 8am to 5pm



Our client is seeking a Parks & Gardens Operative to join their green spaces team on a temporary basis. For the right candidate this could lead to a permanent position at the client’s discretion. You must be over 18, hold a full manual UK driving licence, have own car with proof of business insurance. Work mileage will be paid at £0.45 per mile.

  • Emptying Park bins and litter picking
  • Maintaining shrub and flower borders, and general maintenance
  • Sweeping, clearing of litter, leaves and fly tipping
  • Cleaning of graffiti
  • Previous experience of using electric leaf blower and petrol strimmer as and when required.
  • Ensure that equipment and vehicles used are thoroughly checked prior to use, any faults or defects are reported with immediate effect and that maintenance logs are accurately and promptly maintained.
  • Routinely to clean vehicles inside and out, and ensure that basic maintenance tasks are regularly undertaken in accordance with local procedures and requirements.
  • Maintain routine administration records as required.
  • To carry out any other reasonable requests/tasks in addition to standard duties.


  • Up to date CV showing previous working experience in similar role.
  • Full UK Manual Driving licence – No more than 3 points
  • Happy to use own car (Proof of business insurance required)
  • Passport or Birth Certificate with National Insurance Proof

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

City Centre Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to Parks & Gardens Operative

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