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School Grounds Person - Godalming Surrey

School Grounds Person - Godalming Surrey

Full time - Permanent

Salary - depending on experience

The Client

This is a historic School based at a large magnificent site near Godalming , Surrey

The Role

To undertake the maintenance of sports surfaces including artificial playing surfaces, amenity areas and woodland areas to a high standard.

Duties

To undertake routine preparation and maintenance work on a range of sports facilities and surfaces (this will include football, cricket, golf, artificial surfaces etc.).

To carry out all work using sound turf maintenance practices.
To set up sports pitches and amenity surfaces and undertake minor construction and landscaping work.
To operate a range of modern turf machinery, ensuring vehicles and equipment used by self and others are regularly maintained, in accordance with routine operating requirements.


To operate a range of powered hand tools such as strimmer's , hedge cutters and flymo.
To undertake a range of horticultural operations such as spreading of fertilisers (granular or liquid) and weed control.
To maintain hedges around the estate.
In autumn/winter ensure leaves are cleared and disposed of.


To clear snow and apply salt in icy conditions during the winter months.
To undertake a range of tree and woodland maintenance operations.
To maintain and repair boundary and internal fencing as and when required.
Ability to work unsocial hours, including regular weekend duties with due notice being given.
To be able to communicate effectively with school management, pupils and general public with tact, diplomacy and patience.
To log and update daily and weekly tasks using the IT software programme as well checking the grounds email account on a regular basis.
To inform the line manager when products and materials are low for ordering.
To be able to work in a team or on your own depending on the task in hand.


Carry out such other tasks deemed necessary and reasonable within th