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  • Ref no: FIF15225
  • Published: 13/1/2020
  • Closes: 27/1/2020
  • Location: Various Locations in Fife, KY7 5LT
  • Rate: £9.07 - £9.75 per hour pro rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Working Hours: Monday-Thursday 07.45-16.00; Friday 07.45-12.45

Contract Duration:  April to September 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing 10 February 2020

You will have the opportunity to work and gain experience within a diverse grounds maintenance environment. Learning horticultural skills and utilising mechanical equipment to maintain parks, gardens and open spaces, for our communities in Fife.

The nature of the work is physically demanding but rewarding. There is opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in a supportive and performance driven Service, providing the post holder with the skills and abilities to pursue a career in the landscaping industry.

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £9.07 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.

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The ability to carry out manual outdoor working in all weather conditions and to carry out work of a repetitive nature throughout working hours whilst maintaining quality of work.

The Individual

For this role there is an expectation that all or a combination of the grounds and facilities tasks will be undertaken by the post holder.

Key grounds task include manual weeding; litter collection; cutting of grass; sweeping and cleaning of paths; hedge trimming; constructional labouring work.

Key facilities tasks include the allocation of recreational facilities e.g. boats, bouncy castle, car parks; collection of cash from customers; cleaning of facilities to the standard specified.

You should have the ability to work alone and unsupervised in an effective and efficient manner whilst also be able to work within a team. The ability to report defects accurately and an awareness of public and recreational users is also essential along with an awareness of Health & Safety procedures and risk assessments. You should have the competence to accurately control money, tickets and associated documentation when required.


For Further Information Please Contact: Roger Honeyman at

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