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Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£20,667 - £22,425
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/03/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest Services Ltd is looking to fill to positions for a seasonal Grounds Maintenance staff and  to be a member of a team that provides a grounds maintenance service to customers of Waltham Forest Housing. We are looking at growing our business model in delivering excellent work and a skilled and trustful work force. If we have too many applicants, your details will be kept by us and you may receive ad hoc work from us until such time when the business expands.

Key responsibilities

  • Health & Safety – ensure all Health & Safety requirements are met when carrying out duties and functions
  • Team Work - Be part of a team delivering a wide range of grounds maintenance duties throughout the housing stock

What we seek in you

  • At least one year’s experience in a role with relevant responsibilities at an appropriate level.
  • An ability to plan, prioritise and organise in order to meet competing deadlines.
  • Experience of using own initiative to complete work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to build up good relationships with customers, contractors and regular clients.
  • A flexible, adaptable approach is essential.
  • Full British/International Driving Licence an advantage
  • A holder of PA1 & PA6 herbicide certificates an advantage

Working Hours

  • 8am – 4.15 Monday to Friday – Finish 4pm Friday

Length of Service

  • Your employment will last for a period of 6 months (26 weeks)
  • Further employment may be gained through our commercial section servicestore at the end of the 6 month period.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council