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Assistant Gardener

Estates & Capital Developments

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £20,578 to £22,197 per annum
Grade:  Grade 04
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 18 June 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R230109
Release Date:  Monday 15 May 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Gardener to join a busy Maintenance & Engineering Team within Estates and Capital Developments.

Reporting to the Gardening Supervisor the successful candidate will assist the ground team with grounds maintenance of the Aston University Birmingham City Centre campus including, grass cutting, weeding, maintenance of planting and shrub beds, tree pruning and other soft landscaping works. The successful candidate may also assist the ECD General Builder on certain projects

The ideal candidate must be dedicated to maintaining and improving the university grounds. Accuracy, attention to detail and high level of organisation are a prerequisite. A strong customer service focus is essential, along with the ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with a wide range of internal contacts at various levels.

For informal discussions please contact Daniel Pearce, Gardening Supervisor on 0121 204 4415 or 07920592804 or Steve Horton, Maintenance Officer 07825592586.

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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