Logo: Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest


Job Type: Full Time
Salary: £18,000 – £19,500 depending on experience.

Walesby Forest is an activity centre and charity with key goals to promote the development of young people, allowing them to achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and members of their local, national and international communities.

We are looking for an experienced grounds person to manage the grounds and gardens of our site. We have a mosaic of habitats including several hundred acres of camping ground, heathland, a SSSI, a lake, large acreage of natural woodland, plus flower gardens that all require regular maintenance.

You will be responsible for performing large scale landscaping and gardening tasks. Your will also be responsible for everyday routine maintenance tasks covering all site roads, woodland and grounds to include the following notable areas:

  • Seasonal grass cutting
  • The pruning or removal of trees, hedges, leaves, weeds and shrubs
  • Maintenance of all planted areas
  • Seasonal planting in agreed areas
  • To be responsible for the care and proper use of grounds maintenance plant equipment, ride on mower, tractor plus attachments, and various petrol machines and site vehicles
  • Routine cleaning and lubrication of plant and equipment as directed
  • Management of site trees and tree inspections

How to apply

Please email to request an application form, your CV will not be sufficient to be considered for the role.

Closing date 28th February 

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