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*** LONGLEAT - Grounds Person / Tractor Driver
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Grounds Person / Tractor Driver
ID:LEL1510 / 3047
Department:Grounds and Gardens
Description
Grounds Person / Tractor Driver

For over 50 years, Longleat has been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost one million visitors every year, we are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences that lead to lifelong memories.

Despite our established reputation, we constantly strive to educate, excite and inspire guests – from hosting the UK’s largest ever hot air balloon gathering, to celebrating our Festival of Light; the first and biggest event of its kind in the UK, with a total of 3,000 spectacular Chinese lanterns transforming the Estate.

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
  • Competent with machinery / equipment and maintenance, including tractors, chainsaws 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 hourly pay rate of (GBP) 9.00 (equivalent to (GBP) 18,252 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 hired on a permanent contract, working 39 hours per week Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm. 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.