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GreenAcres Epping Forest

Grounds Technician

Salary: £21,800

Permanent full-time position

37.5 per week, over a flexible working contract (includes weekends)

GreenAcres Epping Forest, Kiln Road, North Weald, Epping, Essex CM16 6AD

Our business

Our vision is to be recognised by families and partners as the leading cemetery and ceremonial service provider in the UK, changing the face of the industry in which we operate. We therefore promise to provide a personalised service in a unique and caring environment for all our families.

Job opportunity

If you are looking for a role that will offer you variety, the opportunity to meet people, and an amazing location to work in, we have got the job for you. As a Grounds Technician, you will work as part of the team to implement the site management plan and to provide a safe and appealing woodland environment for a meaningful and enhanced customer experience.

Skills and qualifications

To be part of a successful team in this varied role, you’ll need to have:

  • A good standard of customer care and the ability to promote the highest standard of professionalism
  • The ability to work under pressure and maintain personal deadlines to ensure the delivery of the seasonal work programme
  • Assist with projects for key events, opening new areas and creating prestige plots
  • Genuine enthusiasm, sensitivity and compassion for working with people during a very difficult time.
  • The ability to complete all duties relating to grounds maintenance, to include digging of graves, ash interments and ash scatterings, maintenance of plots and placing of memorials
  • To be able to work with the office team to assist with building set up for services and events.
  • Complete tree maintenance; felling, coppicing, pruning & chipping
  • Ensure all landscaping is completed including planting, mowing, weeding, plant maintenance etc
  • To be proactive and to show initiative – have a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ensuring all company procedures regarding H&S, risk assessments, first aid, safety procedures, safe storage of equipment, company property, security and the welfare for others are maintained at all times
  • Driving the private ambulance (full clean driving license required)

We only accept applications with a covering letter. If you require a reasonable adjustment or other assistance to participate in the recruitment process, for example, due to disability, please contact the HR department on 0208 300 9790.

For further information and to apply, please click here

Closing Date: 30/06/2023  Location: Epping

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