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GreenAcres Rainford

St Helens, Merseyside WA11 7HX
Full-time 37.5 hours per week 8.30am 4.30pm
21,000 pa


Do you enjoy working outdoors, helping people, improving biodiversity and working in a small team?


For over twenty years GreenAcres has offered excellent customer service in beautiful natural settings, providing meaningful funeral services, celebrations and other events at our woodland parks across the UK.


We are currently entering an exciting period of new growth and development and are looking for someone with great practical skills to join the Woodland Team at our Rainford site, maintaining the park landscape and helping to provide our customers with professional funeral and event services.


Full training will be given for all machinery and tool use if qualifications are not currently held.


Your duties will include:


  • Responsible for site management plans, woodland work plans and woodland budget
  • Manage, motivate and organise training for woodland team
  • Mark out plots, opening and closing burial trees as necessary
  • Woodland management including coppicing and thinning, and the planting and transplanting of saplings and flora
  • Hard landscaping, including construction and maintenance of fencing and paths, ditch clearance
  • Ensure burial and ash plots are dug in a timely manner and to correct sizes
  • Carry out backfilling of burial and ash plots, levelling graves and replacing topsoil
  • Grassland management
  • Horticulture including cultivation, planting and aftercare of hedges, plug plants, shrubs and trees


 Experience, skills and knowledge required:


  • Good practical problem-solving skills
  • Good customer service skills 
  • Excellent communication
  • Adaptable team player
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Computer literate
  • Advantage but not essential to have qualifications in the following: brushcutter, chainsaw (CS30/31), tractor, woodchipper, tree inspections, 
  • Advantageous experience includes grave digging and estate management


To apply please send a CV and covering letter by Sunday, 25th March 2018 to:


Karen Halpin, Park Manager, GreenAcres Rainford, Blindfoot Road, St Helens WA11 7HX

Tel: 01744 649189          Email: karen.halpin@greenacresgroup.co.uk


A full job description is available on request.



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