Grounds and Town Maintenance Team Member Vacancy

Broseley Town Council is an innovative and forward-thinking Town Council based in Shropshire. Our town is proud of its history, charm, and community spirit. Our committed and enthusiastic team of eleven Councillors and sixteen full, part time and casual staff help deliver a variety of services to our community including the Broseley Library, Cemetery, Multi Use Games Area, Holiday Play Schemes, Guest Road Play Area, Birchmeadow Park and support to help maintain the Birchmeadow Centre and the Broseley in Bloom floral displays. We are now recruiting a key post for a full-time Grounds and Town Maintenance Team Member.

We are offering a Permanent position of 36 hours per week, and at a salary LC2 (SCP 5 - 7 (£19,650 to £20,444 Pro Rata) dependent on experience and qualifications.

Main Purpose of the Role

To undertake as part of a small team a range of manual duties which include grave digging, leaflet distribution, watering of the Town’s floral displays, general maintenance of council property, maintenance of open spaces, play areas and other areas managed by the Town Council. The post is physically demanding and the role is based outdoors where the post holder will be expected to work in all weather conditions.

Role & Responsibilities

o To undertake grass cutting at various locations using a ride-on mower, pedestrian controlled mower and hand-held machinery
o To undertake gardening and tree maintenance at various locations using appropriate machinery and hand-held tools
o To help to maintain the Town Council’s outdoor spaces to a high standard
o To litter pick the Town Council’s outdoor spaces as directed, keep a record and report any problems to the Cemetery Attendant
o To keep paths and parking areas clear of leaves, glass, etc.
o To assist with the watering and erection of hanging baskets, planters and other floral displays
o To distribute the Town Council’s newsletters and flyers when required
o To carry out miscellaneous repairs and decorating as required
o To assist the Council’s Cemetery Attendant and Groundsman with burials and grounds maintenance and other duties as required
o To carry out other duties as directed by the Cemetery Attendant or Town Clerk.

Closing Date for Applications 30 November 2022.

Please download an application pack here: Application Pack or collect a pack from Broseley Library