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  • Ref no: WEL03774
  • Published: 11/10/19
  • Closes: 27/10/19
  • Location: Whitehill Service Centre, 4 Inchmuir Road, Whitehill Industrial Estate, Bathgate, EH48 2EP
  • Salary: £19,389.00 - £21,829.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • 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.


The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 27 October 2019.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

As part of a small team you will maintain open spaces within West Lothian.  Sites include parks, housing areas, schools, cemeteries and domestic gardens.

Duties include grass cutting, weed control, planting, shrub bed maintenance and litter collection.  Operatives are also required to demonstrate an enhanced customer focus whilst undertaking their duties and are expected to report matters affecting the appearance of the environment to supervisory staff in a proactive manner.

Experience of using grass cutting machinery, hedge trimmers and other relevant power tools and equipment, e.g strimmers is essential. Also PA1/6 pesticide application Certificates of Competence.

Applicants must be able to work every second Saturday, for which a 7.5% shift allowance will be paid.

Full details of working hours are:

Summer (32 weeks from 1st Monday in March)

Mon – Thurs 7.45 – 5.00

Friday 7.45 – 12.45

Saturday 7.45 – 11.45

Winter (20 weeks)

Mon – Thurs 7.45 – 2.45

Friday 7.45 – 12.40

Saturday 7.45 – 11.45


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