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Cemetery and Grounds Maintenance Operative Vacancy


Wetheral Parish Council has a vacancy for a Cemetery and Grounds Maintenance Operative. Competitive rate of pay.

Role: Care and maintenance of Ashgate Lane cemetery and the adjoining woodland burial ground, with the aim of ensuring that they are kept neat and tidy and provide a safe, clean, tranquil and dignified environment for users and visitors. To undertake "Lengthsman" duties including minor highway works, inspection, maintenance & repair of Parish property as directed
by the Clerk and Council.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, diligent, with excellent time keeping, possess strong practical skills and knowledge of grounds and property maintenance. Experience of using and maintaining a large variety of gardening tools, maintenance tools and light/heavy machinery, along with some gardening knowledge and skills. Basic knowledge of Health and Safety procedures is desirable. A spraying certificate would be a bonus. Full driving licence and use of own vehicle is essential. (Casual user allowance paid).

The work has seasonal variations, with the main hours in the summertime for the grass cutting. There will be fewer hours in the winter, normally for maintenance jobs. The post is based at Ashgate Lane Cemetery, Wetheral CA4 8HN. For more information or to obtain a full job description and application form, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Tuesday, 05 March 2024

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