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Landscape Operative

Salary: £23,484 - £26,446

Job Type: Permanent

Hours 37

Closing Date:

Job ref: 2134


 We have an exciting opportunity for Landscape Operative to join us. Apply now and become a valued member of the Environmental Services Landscape team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Our Environmental Services Team of skilled employees provide a professional service to the residents of South Somerset. General duties will include soft and hard landscaping, ground works, horticultural maintenance and construction.

What we’re looking for…

We are looking for candidates with some experience in similar trades, must be hard working and self-motivated and have willingness to develop and learn further skills required for the role. The role is a hands-on role that involves working with a team, and other teams within the Service. The work will offer a variety of landscaping and grounds maintenance

The successful candidate will be required to hold a full driving licence, including C1+E driving licence category and be committed, take pride in the work they deliver in South Somerset, and have an attention to detail. We are looking for someone who is a great team player, is a good communicator, and is reliable and dependable. You will require a good knowledge of the industry to be a suitable candidate for this role

What you can expect from us

  • We will help you develop your career by providing development and support whatever your level of experience
  • An opportunity to be part of ‘one team’ coming together to develop even better ways of working
  • A flexible approach to working arrangements to help you achieve a greater work/life balance
  • A generous annual leave entitlement and the ability to purchase further leave
  • A significant employer contribution towards your LPGS defined benefit scheme pension pot
  • Gym membership discount across Freedom Leisure sites

Please contact Jon Brown on 07885754977 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail or if you require any assistance to apply.

In the application, please give details of any conflict of interest that could impact either the recruitment process or your employment with South Somerset.

We promote and value diversity in the workplace and welcome diverse applicants. We are committed to applying our equal opportunities policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or pregnancy or maternity. 

We treat personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with our data protection policy/policy on processing special category personal data and criminal records. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is provided in our privacy notice.


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