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South Gloucestershire Council

Grassland and Highway Verge Surveying Assistant

The council is responsible for maintaining open spaces and grass areas this includes a range of community spaces and highway verges in urban and rural areas. These grass areas are a significant and highly visible green space asset and play a key role in making the environment of South Gloucestershire attractive and ‘a great place to live, work and visit’.
As a Grassland and Highway Verge Surveying assistant you'll make a difference by contributing towards this work by surveying and inspecting South Gloucestershire Council grassland and highway verge assets, providing the baseline data from which our future maintenance proposals can be developed. This is a 6 month limited term contract. 

What will you be doing?

  • You will assist the Commons & Biodiversity Manager as part of the Council’s Grassland and Highway Verge Improvement Project.
  • You will be surveying and inspecting South Gloucestershire Council grassland and highway verge assets using a suitable surveying application platform.
  • You’ll identify and report any health and safety issues.
  • You will be providing assistance to other members of the council’s Place teams.

What we need from you?

  • You can demonstrate experience of site survey inspection skills and techniques.
  • You have the ability to prioritise workload and meet fixed timescales.
  • You are able to interpret and follow health and safety advice and regulations relevant to the post as instructed through written instruction and procedures/risk assessments, verbal advice, and toolbox talks.
  • You can interpret information, instructions, maps and specifications from paper or on handheld technology.
  • You'll hold a full UK driving licence.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different:

  • We know our team work best when they have balance in their lives and we offer genuine flexibility to help them achieve that work/life balance.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

  • We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of.
  • We're planning for the future; building and improving the roads, railways, schools, green spaces, and houses.
  • We’re providing essential services across our communities to ensure they are safe and well maintained.

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.
We’re making a difference, be part of it! 

Please apply through our careers site
Grassland and Highway Verge Surveying Assistant in Yate - South Gloucestershire Council (

Closing Date: 26/01/2022  Location: Bristol

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