Job title: Machinery Operative
ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY: Internal & External
HOURS OF WORK: 36 per week net
JOB STATUS: Permanent
SALARY PER ANNUM: £15,362
DIRECTORATE: Horticulture, Kew
LOCATION: RBG Kew, Richmond
Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.
We are looking for a motivated individual to assist the gardens horticultural units with the daily operations across the garden, in particular green waste recycling and maintaining the network of paths to a high and safe standard for the visitors.
You will ensure that all daily maintenance checks are carried out on the horticultural machinery and equipment used in accordance with the Machinery Manager.
You must have a good communication skills both verbally and written to enable successful interaction with staff and with members of the public. You must be able to work on small tasks independently, be flexible, adaptable and have the ability to work effectively and safely with a small team of staff. A full clean driving licence is essential.
Salary will be £15,362 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of pensions, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.
CLOSING DATE: 28th February 2013 at 10:00 am
INTERVIEW DATE: To be confirmed
How To Apply
1. Download and read the Job Profile.
2. Complete an Application Form (including the Equality and Diversity Form).
3. Return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form to email@example.com. Please be advised that we do not accept applications by post. If you have a disability or a special need that requires support please contact us on 020 8332 3135.
We will only contact those candidates selected for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should presume that you will not be called for interview. Unfortunately we are unable to provide feedback on your application if you are not selected for an interview.
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