Head Grounds Operative

Inspire Education Group
Park Crescent, Peterborough [Cambridgeshire]
£25,934 - £25,934 Per Year
23 Jan 2023 11:53
05 Feb 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Worker / Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Head Grounds Operative

Salary                       Point 24 £25,934 per annum

Hours                        37 hours per week, all year round

Contract                   Permanent

Location                   Peterborough College

Closing date             5 February 2023

We are looking for a full-time Head Grounds Operative to join our busy Estates team. The successful candidate will be reliable, positive and demonstrate a flexible approach to working.

The Estates team are responsible for the delivery of services that ensure the physical environments provided to employees, students and visitors support the provision of an outstanding learning experience.

The role varies on a daily basis so you will need to be prepared to get stuck in to a range of tasks. You will be helping to prepare and maintain the playing surfaces for sports day to day as well as ensuring that the site is tidy and clear of rubbish and debris to ensure health and safety standards are met and is to a high standard. Ongoing duties will include planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating all grounds related work (e.g. playing fields, landscaping and facilities development projects) across the college site.

You will require a Level 3 qualification in a relevant trade and Level 2 in English and Maths. You should also have experience of working as a team and knowledge of health and safety and fire management procedures. You must also have working knowledge of all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

It is expected that you will have good written and oral skills to enable you to maintain accurate record keeping and general correspondence. You should also have excellent interpersonal skills, be good at problem solving, and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

IEG benefits

IEG offers excellent benefits including 30 days annual leave, access to a generous Local Government Pension scheme, and on-site benefits and facilities, including a gym, free parking and a nursery (Peterborough only). We also offer many training and development opportunities.

How to apply

For the full job description, person specification and information on how to apply for this job please email HR.

IEG is actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the college community and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


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