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Seasonal Grounds Team Operative from 1 April 2017 to 31 October 2017

Starting salary SCP 19 £18,560 per annum pro rata

We are currently recruiting a Seasonal Grounds Team Operative based in Stratton St Margaret. To be part of the grounds delivery team working across The Parish to ensure safe, tidy and well maintained parks and open spaces. Providing a visible presence in Parish Parks and Open Spaces whilst performing grounds maintenance and environmental cleansing.

The duties will include:

  • Use of hydraulic ride on mowers or sweepers
  • Basic maintenance and safe use of power tools such as hedge trimmers and wood chipper
  • Maintenance and safe use of hand tools, strimmers, vacuums, blowers, push mowers etc.
  • Flower beds maintenance, weeding, fertilising plants and grass
  • Herbicide application
  • Ensuring that all sites are kept clean and tidy and free of litter
  • Emptying Litter and Dog Bins

37 hours per week, across 5 days including Saturdays
7.30 am – 3.30 pm Mon – Thurs  7.30 am – 3.00 pm Fri – Sat

All equipment provided along with PPE and uniform
Benefits include: free gym membership, free on site parking, a generious pension scheme, disounted staff meals, 28 days annual and more…
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Grounds Team Street Cleaning Operative          

Starting salary SCP 19 £18,746 per annum

To be part of the grounds delivery team working across the Parish to ensure safe, tidy and well maintained parks and open spaces.  Performing maintenance and environmental cleansing throughout Parish Parks and Open Spaces.

The duties will include:

  • Cleansing work including sweeping, litter picking and leaf collection in our streets, pavements, shopping areas, parks and housing areas, including the safe disposal of hypodermic needles, clearing away of broken glass etc.
  • Daily emptying litter and dog bins.
  • Drive and be responsible for allocated non-LGV vehicles. Duties include vehicle checks and required maintenance and cleaning.
  • Removing graffiti and fly tipping, removal of dead animals, blood, debris etc. after accidents as required. This can include the safe removal and disposal of dangerous and hazardous materials e.g. asbestos.
  • Ensure all street furniture, noticeboards, road signs etc. are kept clean and tidy and to report any vandalism.
  • Salting and snow clearing during icy weather outside shopping areas and Parish buildings.
  • Maintenance of benches, bins, railings, Parish flag pole etc.
  • Maintenance and safe use of hand tools, strimmers, vacuums, blowers, push mowers etc

37 hours per week, across 5 days including Saturdays

7.30 am – 3.30pm Mon – Thurs  7.30am – 3.00 pm Fri – Sun

All equipment provided along with PPE and uniform
Benefits include: free gym membership, free on site parking, a generious pension scheme, disounted staff meals, 28 days annual and more…

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Social Media & Marketing Administrator 

Starting salary  £19,430 per annum pro rata

Are you a Digital Media whizz? Are you blogging, tweeting and posting all the time and can’t think of a better job?

We are looking for an Administrator to take charge of our on line content and immerse themselves in our Marketing Department so that everyone can find out about all the functions, classes, Parish Council news and events that are happening each week at Grange Leisure and across the Parish.

You will develop relationships with local businesses to enhance sponsorship and marketing opportunities and ensure that our target audiences are engaged in what we do, and what’s on offer in the Parish through creative social media strategies.

The duties will include:

  • Create content and maintain the website, blogs and social media sites.
  • Assist in the organisation of photo calls, interviews and press and media articles.
  • Promotion and marketing of our events – from social media to flyers and banners, we need to reach out to the community to publicise all the great things we do, and of course make sure we’ve got tickets to sell.
  • Assist in the production of the Stratton News, its content, proofing and distribution.
  • Attend press events and maintain the press database and monitor media.
  • Someone has to handle all the enquiries we get, so communication skills are key – a happy telephone manner, great written English and a positive approach help keep our prospective customers happy and informed about what we do is vital.

20 hours per week, during office hours to be discussed further at interview.

Benefits include: free gym membership, free on site parking, a generious pension scheme, disounted staff meals, 28 days annual leave and more…

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Events & Functions Intern

Pay rate: £7.85 per hour

Are you studying Hotel Management? Events Management or Leisure and Tourism?

Looking for some relevant experience to add to your C.V? Available now until August 2017?

Our Events & Functions Intern will develop and deliver exceptional events and functions within the Community. You’ll gain experience of Corporate Events, Weddings, Boxing Nights, our impressive Stratton Festival and Stratton Stroll as well as theme nights, birthday parties and everything else you can imagine in a busy events and functions organization.

The duties will include:

  • Roll up your sleeves and get involved. From moving tables, folding napkins and blowing up balloons to arranging beer tents and Security, you’ll be hands on in every way with our functions and events.
  • In addition, there’s lots of behind the scenes administration that goes into making our events great – brewery agreements, health and safety checks, festival maps, checking and double checking bookings and that everything and everybody is where they are supposed to be on the right date and at the right time.
  • Then there’s the promotions and marketing of our events – from social media to flyers and banners, we need to reach out to the community to publicise all the great things we do, and of course make sure we’ve got tickets to sell.
  • Once you’ve established yourself as an organised, reliable and trusted Events & Functions Intern, you may be asked to act as the Welcoming Host at our Parties and Weddings, welcoming the happy couple or birthday boy or girl.
  • Someone has to handle all the enquiries we get, so communication skills are key – a happy telephone manner and a positive approach help keep our prospective customers happy and informed about what we do is vital.

We’re a business that operates 7 days a week, from 7am to late at night. We don’t mind if you don’t want full time hours – talk to us about what would suit you. We’re keen to grow the team over the Spring and Summer periods so it’s a fixed term role until August 2017. However, all applicants must be age 18+ and happy to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays and be available to work 17 to 22 July as it’s our busiest time.

Interested? Apply to the HR Department info@strattonstmargaret.gov.uk

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