Job Vacancies

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKERS (x 2)

Full-time 37hrs/week to include weekends

Salary Range NJC SCP3-5 (£18,562-£19,312)

Pay Award Pending

Local Government Pension

Keynsham Town Council is looking to appoint TWO enthusiastic, motivated and diligent

Grounds Maintenance Workers to support the work of our vibrant and friendly Grounds Maintenance Team in maintaining all aspects of the Town Council’s Footpaths, Bus Shelters, Litter Bins, Noticeboards, Play Areas, Sports Facilities, Bandstand and the working Cemetery.

The post will require weekend work including Bandstand and Litter Picking duties during the summer, football attendant duties during the months of September to April,

and occasional evening work.

This is a varied and physically demanding role working mainly outdoors in all weathers. Duties include but are not limited to: playground inspections, grave digging, grounds maintenance including brush cutting, strimming, mowing of football pitches, litter picking and bin emptying; minor repairs and construction work; football and bandstand attendant duties. Some street marshalling may be required for which full training will be given.

Reporting to the Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, you will have excellent communication skills and the flexibility to deal with a variety of situations and tasks in a public-facing role. You will need to be able to work under pressure and be able to prioritise your own workload. You will need to be able to work as part of a team but also have the ability to work on your own initiative and be familiar with Lone Worker Health and Safety principles.

Keynsham Town Council operates a COVID-safe workplace. Owing to the nature of the work, successful applicants will be expected to be vaccinated for Tetanus (and COVID when it becomes available) and wear PPE as required by the Town Council’ s Risk Assessments.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is 23.59 on Sunday 28th March 2021 with interviews scheduled by Zoom for 13th and 14th April 2021. 

To apply please complete and return the Application Form to townclerk@keynsham-tc.gov.uk