VACANCY – Garden Maintenance Assistant

Ad Hoc Garden Maintenance Assistant (Green Team)
Up to £10.00 per hour (dependant on experience)
Zero Hours Agreement

Are you looking for something ad hoc, enjoy working in the garden and looking for a more hands-on role?

If so, then this is a great opportunity to join Dorset Community Action, as part of a new initiative to provide a  garden maintenance and clearance service (currently covering Weymouth).

Work will likely be small scale two person jobs, delivered over one or two days a week as needed and tested to see if the service can be developed into a sustainable project.

The post holder will play an essential role in assisting the Enterprise Co-ordinator in carrying out an efficient quality garden clearance and maintenance service in private gardens.

To be successful, you will likely:

  • Be able to provide a range of garden maintenance skills, which will include the clearing of gardens and the lifting and removal of garden waste (manual handling training will be given).
  • Be familiar with using a Brush Cutter, other machinery and hand tools in order to undertake garden clearance work,
  • Be reliable, flexible and be able to take the responsibility for the delivery of quality work.
  • Understand the importance adhering to health & safety guidelines for the safe handling and maintenance of equipment and complying with risk assessments for each job.

This role is offered on a zero hours agreement as a casual worker, on an hourly rate of up to £10.00, plus holiday allowance. 

​Applications should be made by sending your CV to jobs@dorsetcommunityaction.org.uk or by post to: Recruitment, Dorset Community Action, The Little Keep, Barrack Road, Dorchester, DT1 1SQ.
Please click here to download a copy of the Job Description.

If you would like an informal chat about the position, please contact Lydia Harvey on 07421 994591 or email lydia.harvey@dorsetcommunityaction.org.uk

Ideally this would be an immediate start.