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*** LONGLEAT - Fixed Term - Groundsman
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Fixed Term - Groundsman
ID:LEL1578 / 3558
Department:Grounds and Gardens
Description
Groundsman – Fixed term contract until October 31st 2019

We are the astonishing kingdom of Longleat, an eccentrically British place of imagination and astonishing experiences. For over 50 years we have been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost one million guests every year, we are passionate about providing immersive experiences that bring family and friends together to create memories that will last a lifetime.

We’re an organisation driven by our core cultural values, which are to engage and inspire, put people first, take accountability, continuously improve and to act with integrity. We believe everyone who works at Longleat can subscribe to these values, and that they truly set us apart as an organisation to work for.

What will this role of Groundsman entail?

As a Groundsman you will ensure Longleat’s grounds are presented to a high standard, supporting the upkeep of Longleat’s grounds, including park trees, grasslands and lawns.

You will carry out a range of grounds related tasks, including cylinder mowing to ensure the park is maintained to high standards. You will also be responsible for keeping your vehicles and equipment clean and well maintained.

What will I need to be considered for this Groundsman vacancy?
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Self-motivated and a have a proactive approach to work
Although not essential, an understanding of both agricultural and grounds maintenance, along with experience of using plant and machinery, such as a ride on cylinder mower, would be highly advantageous.

What will I receive in return?

As a Groundsman, you’ll receive a pay rate that meets National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage, in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include;
  • 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves
  • Discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise
  • Life assurance cover and more perks
Contract: Fixed term, zero hours contract until 31st October 2019. Anticipated to be working 5 days out of 7 with the earliest rota’d start time from 7:30am, and latest finish time up to 8pm.

Location: Longleat (Warminster, Wiltshire)

All applications for this Groundsman vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions please.