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Bodmin Town Council (Cornwall) seeks applicants for a Gardener to join the Parks & Open Spaces Team.


This is a full-time, permanent position, with seasonal variation in hours.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a willingness to work alongside others; be able to support team members to perform at their best; be self-motivated when working alone; have commitment to a high level of customer service; demonstrate a passion and knowledge for nature and the environment, and have good knowledge of its correct management.


Level 3 or above qualification in relevant area (e.g. Countryside Management, Conservation) is essential, as is a full, valid driving licence.


Competence with machinery/equipment use and maintenance including strimmers, brushcutters, hedge cutters, wood chippers, pedestrian and ride-on mowers, trailers and tractors with accreditation as required for Health and Safety compliance is desirable, along with PA1 and PA6 pesticide accreditation. Experience in planning and delivering practical works such as seasonal planting and landscaping works is an advantage.


Salary starts at 17,007 p.a.


To apply please email recruitment@bodmin.gov.uk for full details including a job description and an application form. Please note that the Council does not accept CVs.


Closing date for receiving completed applications is 9.00 a.m. Friday 23 November 2018.




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