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GreenAcres Group

Grounds Technician

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 and we are looking for exceptional people to join our team.

Where we are: We have sites all around the UK and this role is based at Rainford, St Helens WA11 7HX

Our Job Opportunity:

If you’re looking for a role that will offer you variety, the opportunity to meet people, and an amazing location to work in, we’ve 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/grounds environment for a meaningful and enhanced customer experience.

Job Role: Grounds Technician

Salary: £21,840

Role: Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week, over a flexible working contract

Closing Date: 31st October 2022 (This vacancy may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found)

*Company Benefits – Enhanced Company Pension, Life Insurance, Health Care Plan, Employee Reward Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme*

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 licence required)

Short listing is carried out objectively by assessing the information you provide against the requirements of the job as set out in the vacancy details. If you are short listed, you will be contacted and invited to attend an interview. However, due to the high number of applications received, should you not hear from us within 48hrs after the closing date your application will have been unsuccessful.

You will be notified in writing of the next stage in the recruitment process, and we will also tell you the details of what to expect at the interview.

Requirements: Compliance Eligibility to Work in the UK

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working at GreenAcres. In reaching a decision we will take account; the nature of the work, the circumstances and background of the offence(s) and time elapsed.

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.

GreenAcres appoints on merit

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Closing Date: 31/10/2022  Location: Rainford, St Helens, WA11 7HX

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