Grounds Person - Permanent
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm is an award winning zoo, we welcome over 200,000 visitors each year and we have a strong focus on Conservation, Education and Accessibility.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Grounds Person to join our vibrant team. For this role, we’re looking for somebody with a passion for their subject, who will play a key role in enhancing the grounds around the 125-acre site. This is an exciting opportunity to take on a varied and fulfilling role, where new skills and opportunities are regularly presented.
You will hold a National Diploma in amenity horticulture/countryside management or similar qualification and have 5 years industry experience. You must hold PA1/PA6 certificates, NPTC Chainsaw and have experience with hedge trimmers, mowers, and strimmers. A full, valid driving licence is essential, with tractor experience and B+E trailer towing certification desirable.
The successful candidate will have a positive, can-do attitude and will enjoy outdoor work in all weathers. You will have a high standard of work and be a team player with good communication skills.
Christian belief is not expected, but a willingness to work within the ethos of the business is necessary.
Some weekend work and cover for bank holidays is required.
Salary: £21,000 per annum (subject to experience)
To apply: Please email a covering letter outlining your specific reasons for applying for this position, along with a summary of your relevant skills and practical experience, plus the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject heading of ‘Grounds Person’.
Closing date for applications: 4th July 2021