Job Openings >> *** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Grounds Person / Tractor Driver
*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Grounds Person / Tractor Driver
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Grounds Person / Tractor Driver
ID:LEL1608 / 3658
Department:Grounds and Gardens
Grounds Person / Tractor Driver

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. This year is the 70th anniversary of the House and grounds opening to the public.

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. We take accountability – we are personally accountable for delivering on our commitments.

What will this role of Grounds Person / Tractor Driver entail?
Reporting to the Head Groundsman, as a Grounds Person / Tractor Driver you’ll be responsible for the upkeep of Longleat grounds, including parkland grass and trees.

You’ll be the main operator for tractors and a range of implements and will carry out a variety of tasks including mowing and maintaining grasslands.

What will I need to be considered for this Grounds Person / Tractor Driver vacancy?
  • Proven agricultural and grounds maintenance experience
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Hold a PA1 PA 6A Pesticides certificate
  • Hold a CS 30-32 Chainsaw certificate
  • Competent with machinery / equipment and maintenance, including tractors and pedestrian mowers
  • Strong attention to detail
Please note, whilst Longleat is an equal opportunities employer, the successful applicant will need to be physically fit due to the nature and demands of the role.

What will I receive in return?

As a Grounds Person / Tractor Driver you will receive an hourly pay rate of 9.00 (GBP) (equivalent to 18,252 (GBP) per annum), in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include; 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise, along with life assurance cover and more perks.

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working 39 hours per week Monday to Friday, working between the hours of 7:30am to 8:30pm. Due to the nature of the business, you will need to be flexible and willing to work weekends and bank holidays as required.

Location: Longleat (Warminster, Wiltshire)

All applications for this Grounds Person / Tractor Driver vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions please.
This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications