Ground Maintenance Operative
Various locations – Monmouth, Caldicot and Llanfoist
£9.77 - £10.37 per hour
Temporary role until the end October
37 per week basic (However there will be a requirement to work 43 hrs per week, with the additional 6 hours being paid at overtime – time and a quarter).
Location: may change in the future if the service location needs to relocate. Relocation or disturbance allowance will not be paid if this happens.
Welsh language skills are desirable.
PURPOSE OF POST:
Grounds maintenance provides an essential service in ensuring the County delivers its aspirations of providing an environment which is safe, clean and sustainable. Grounds maintenance operatives, either working individually or as a team, will maintain public open space; verges; planting; schools and contracted sites to provide a quality green and sustainable environment.
The majority of the time the officer will be undertaking grounds maintenance activities. However you will be required at times to work as part of a street services team, maintaining local environmental quality which includes litter picking, responding to fly-tipping etc. Loading of waste will only be undertaken if the operative has indicated a willingness to participate in the service (e.g. bank holiday catch-up).
Safeguarding and Child and Adult Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and adults at risk to be as safe as they can and to fulfil their potential. All Council employees and volunteers are responsible for playing their part in the well-being, safety and protection of children and adults at risk. All employees and volunteers will be trained to the appropriate level of safeguarding and have a duty to fulfil their personal responsibilities for safeguarding.