Adventure Play Groundskeeper

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our new Adventure Play Team in The Lost Garden as a Groundskeeper. 


Responsibilities:

  • To carry out general maintenance work and compliance checks as directed the Palace Maintenance Manager.
  • Carry out and record tasks including daily health and safety checks, meter readings, minor buildings repair and maintenance. 
  • To liaise on day-to-day issues and breakdowns of the site.
  • Responding to the maintenance needs of the Lost Garden Adventure Play and wider Walled Garden Area.
  • Daily checks and general maintenance of water play feature. 
  • General gardening duties including the care for and operation of machinery and equipment as required.
  • Path maintenance, edging, hedging cutting, weeding, and identifying the presence of and controlling common pests and diseases (training will be provided).
  • Comply with proper safety policies and procedures as required (i.e. when using cleaning chemicals, reporting incidents, COSHH, etc). Training will be provided. 
  • Help with day to day duties working alongside the existing team.


You may have experience of the following: 

Maintenance Operative, Grounds person, Groundskeeper, Gardener, Grounds Maintenance, Maintenance assistant


Location

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Department

Operations

Job Type

Full time

Contract Type

Permanent

Salary

Competitive

Hours

40 per week, working 5 out of 7 days over the week including weekends

Closing Date

2023-01-08

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