Grounds and Gardens Operative

University of London

Department: Estates & Facilities – Campus Services
Salary: Starting salary will be within the range £25,761pa – £29,948pa (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL32811
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 26 May 2023
Closing date: 16 June 2023

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Overview

About the Role

The post holder will be part of a team of gardening staff to provide a grounds maintenance service and support to the three main academic campuses. The service and support include maintenance of lawns, grassed and planted areas (including raised planters and lawn areas), shrubs and trees (within reach from short platform steps), litter picking on soft and hard landscape, sweeping on hard landscapes (including car parks), and maintenance of designated areas.

About You

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated professional with a proven record of providing gardening services throughout the four seasons.  The successful candidate will be part of a team of gardening staff to provide a grounds maintenance service and support to the three main academic campuses. The service includes maintenance of lawns, grassed and planted areas (including raised planters and lawn areas), shrubs and trees (within reach from short platform steps), litter picking on soft and hard landscape, sweeping on hard landscapes (including car parks), maintenance of designated areas (including Arts building roof gardens, Queens’ building courtyard and colonnade.

About the Department

The Directorate is one of the largest departments within Queen Mary, University of London and is committed to supporting and promoting student wellbeing at the College. For more information on Estates and Facilities, please visit the website: Estates and Facilities

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment. The starting salary will be £25,761 – £29,948 per annum (Grade 2), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Roxana Zlat at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 7825048657

To further details and to apply for the role, please click the ‘further details and to apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 16 June 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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