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Various Locations in Shetland, ZE1 000
£12.02 per hour
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Gardeners are required, under the general direction of the Parks Foreperson and Leisure Facilities Officer, to undertake duties to maintain and supervise all Sport and Leisure parks, sports facilities and amenity areas. These areas include Clickimin pitches, Gilbertson Park and Pavilion, Jubilee Flower Park and Pavilion, Hillhead Green Houses, the Knab Golf Course and various general amenity areas throughout Lerwick.

With minimal direct supervision Gardeners are required to ensure that a high quality, customer focused service is delivered to all users of these facilities.

Facilities are open seven days a week so lone working will be required in this post.   Gardeners may also be required to work additional hours on occasion and especially during the busy summer period.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is E
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of  £1.2415 per hour
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Lerwick parks

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Magnus Malcolmson, Team Leader, on 01595 744047 or e-mail

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here



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