Grounds and Gardens Assistant
We have an exciting opportunity for
a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our Grounds team as a Grounds
and Gardens Assistant. The BCA Grounds Department is responsible for the
maintenance and development of our Agricultural, Equestrian, Horticultural,
Arboricultural and Sports Facilities, set in 400 acres of registered parkland.
The successful candidate will have
experience of working in horticulture, and should hold, or be working towards,
a professional Horticultural based qualification to Level 2 standard.
The successful candidate will be
expected to undertake daily maintenance, repair and project work within the
estate, gardens and grounds, as well as undertaking mowing, pruning, weeding,
planting and mulching of shrub and herbaceous borders. Other duties will
include routine maintenance and repair of garden fences, assisting with tree
works and knapsack herbicide application. The successful applicant will also
operate college machinery, including tractors, chainsaws and all grass cutting
further details and an application pack, please contact the Human Resources
Department or download an application form from FE Jobs.
Date: Midnight on Wednesday 8th May 2019
date: To be confirmed
Reasons to join us
- Generous annual leave entitlement &
- A wide range of learning & career
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Tax free childcare, cycle to work and local
business employee corporate discount schemes
- Free on-site parking
- Various health & wellbeing benefits
(including free use of the College gym)
Commitment to Safeguarding
BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.