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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Grounds Person


Job Description:

Grounds Person needed in Kilburn, £17.27ph PAYE - Reference: 5250150


Job Purpose:

• To provide effective and efficient grounds maintenance and horticultural operations within Cemeteries and graveyards.
• To actively work with the cemeteries superintendent(s) to improve quality of cemeteries grounds.


You will ideally have - 

Qualifications and Professional Membership requirements:

1. NVQ, BTEC National Diploma, City & Guilds Certificate, or other, relevant in Horticulture / Grounds Maintenance
2. Holder of, or willingness to train, PA1 & PA6 recognised certificate of competence for handling and safe use of pesticides (required in accordance with the Control of Pesticides Regulations)

Knowledge / Experience :
1. A thorough understanding of relevant Health and Safety legislation and how to apply it
2. A proven track record of grounds person duties and to have a good working knowledge of a variety of amenity management practices including horticulture, arboriculture and grass maintenance
3. Detailed knowledge of grounds maintenance practices and tasks, including safe operation of plant, ride-on and hand mowers, hedge trimmers, industrial strimmers and hand tools.
4. Experience of driving tractors, light vans, road sweepers, UTVs and trailered vehicles.
5. A knowledge of the different cultural and religious requirements related to cemeteries.



This is a full time role on a temporary basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other