• Ards and Down (Throughout Borough)
  • £ 9.91
  • Temporary
  • sian.peoples@premiere-agency.com

Our client is currently seeking temporary Gardeners based in Ards and North Down Borough Council.

Pay rate: £9.91 per hour

Location: A number of locations throughout the Borough

Hours: 36 per week

Length: 1st April- 31st October

Principal duties and responsibilities


  1. Responsibility for operation of machinery and horticultural equipment including, grass cutting machinery, cultivation & hedge cutting equipment, and sportsturf maintenance equipment.
  2. Operation of such equipment in a safe, secure and proper manner.
  3. Act as keyholder for grounds maintenance facilities as required.
  4. Cleaning of equipment and work areas as required.
  5. Preparation and maintenance of sports facilities including initial setting out, line marking and renovation of same.
  6. Undertake grounds maintenance works as required including pedestrian grass cutting, ride-on mowing, hedge cutting, general parks cleansing including litter collection, sharps cleansing collection of leaves, pruning, chemical safe storage calibration, recording and weed control, fertilising, planting, maintenance of bedding schemes, grass areas, fine turf, playgrounds including inspections and other horticultural features.
  7. Undertake traffic management signage and lane closures as required.
  8. Carry out cemetery duties as and when required, including weekends and public holidays.

Experience and other requirements

-1 years’ relevant experience working in a horticultural or similar environment with a public interface.

-Hold a full Category B or higher driving licence as you may be required to drive a Council vehicle within and between facilities

For furhter information, please contact me at sian.peoples@premiere-agency.com