Grounds and Gardens assistant

Full time Grounds and Gardens assistant (Monday to Friday) required to join Birdworld’s busy team. This role will include all aspects of grounds and garden maintenance. A reasonable plant knowledge is required and experience with garden machinery is essential.

This wide ranging and very hands-on role will work as part of a small team which oversees all areas of the Birdworld grounds and gardens. The role is involved with the following tasks and duties.

– Mowing and strimming
– Hedge cutting
– Border maintenance and planting
– Car parking
– Paths, bins, litter and general tidiness
– Fencing
– Waste management and recycling streams
– Other general maintenance duties
– Cleaning of facilities

This job description outlines the main duties of the role and within reason is not exhaustive.

The successful applicant would need to be very practical, hardworking, have general horticultural skills, an understanding of garden machinery and enjoy working in a public environment. Chainsaw, spraying and tractor driving experience would be beneficial although not essential.