Salary details: £22462 - £26317
Intrnal Applicants only
Permanent - Full time 37 hours per week
£18,462 - £19,171
We are looking for enthusiastic well motivated person to work has part of the Greenspace Team in the Weymouth area. The role will involve working with a Senior Countryside Worker and leading a team when required. Managing the grass verges / green space and rights for way network in the Weymouth area.
What you will be doing
The successful applicant will working in a team which is primarily responsible for making the verges and green spaces more ecologically diverse, by implementing the award winning cut and collect regime. Being trained to use a range of equipment to help to keep all Dorset Council verges and green spaces maintained to a high standard
Working at Dorset Council
This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new council in Dorset – home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity.
On 1 April 2019, five district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services.
You will have the opportunity to build your career in a modern, flexible and inclusive organisation, and this is an exciting time to join – at the start of our journey together.
For more information about our new council visit www.DorsetCouncil.gov.uk/about
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Hold a Full UK driving licence
Have a licence to tow a trailer or be willing to undertake a course to tow a trailer, as this is an essential part of the role
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