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We are recruiting! Cirencester Town Council has a permanent full-time vacancy for the role of Senior Grounds Person within our Estates Services team. Cirencester Town Council is an award-winning employer which supports continuous staff development and training.

Cirencester has many diverse green spaces and you would have a role in maintaining these important and well-loved areas. As well as parks, we manage woodland, a local nature reserve, a river system, play areas, a roman amphitheatre and sports facilities. Last year, the Council won its first Green Flag award for St. Michael’s Park and the aim is to replicate this successful model across all our parks and we are looking for someone to join our team in developing our amenities for the community and visitors alike.

Senior Grounds Person - You will provide day to day supervision for the estates team with hands-on support, ensuring that work is carried out to specification and appropriate records maintained. You will have a background in horticulture and ideally have experience of a similar role, with good people management and administration skills. Job Description.

The closing date for applications is Noon on Monday, 12th November.

The Council’s Job Application Form should be completed and returned marked ‘Private & Confidential’ to Mrs E Hughes at Cirencester Town Council, Bingham House, 1 Dyer Street, Cirencester, Glos., GL7 2PP or by email to libby@cirencester.gov.uk

Please also refer to the Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy and GDPR Privacy Notice (Recruitment).

For further information: Tel: 01285 655646 / Email: info@cirencester.gov.uk

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Disability Confident 

Cirencester Town Council is a Disability Confident Employer.   Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions. 

As a Disability Confident Employer we have committed to:

  • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible

  • Communicate and promote vacancies

  • Offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job

  • Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required

  • Support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, and enable them to stay in work