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Temporary Gardeners

Portsmouth City Council Jobs

Job details



Job type



£9.30 per hour

Closing date

31/12/2020 12:00 am

The majority of our positions are 37 hours per week with 7.30am start.

What is the job?

  • Carry out the necessary gardening tasks to ensure that the common areas outside of a block and gardens on the complimentary scheme are clean and tidy.
  • To make necessary pulls on other services to ensure that the local area is clean and tidy. E.g. bulk refuse removal.
  • Work in an effective and efficient way, and suggest and implement improved ways of working wherever possible.
  • To work as part of the local Housing Office team
  •  Observe all Health and safety rules and take reasonable care to promote the health and safety of themselves and others.
  • Act in a way that supports and promotes Portsmouth City Council’s Equal Opportunities policy, which aims to ensure everyone has equal treatment and equal access to employment and services.

Who are we looking for?

 You need to:

  • Have commercial gardening experience
  • Be self motivated to work on your own and carryout your tasks.
  • Be able to plan and manage your time effectively to make certain your tasks are completed efficiently, to meet purpose of keeping the local area clean and tidy.
  • Be able to use tools and machinery required for the role.
  • Be aware of Health and Safety requirements, hazardous material etc.
  • Work as part of a team and be flexible to provide cover in other areas when required.
  • Hold a driving licence as you will need to be able to transport tools and equipment over large distances.

How to apply


To apply online please follow the below link

Temporary recruitment agency


Please complete the attached application form and send to

Any questions please call 02392 83 44 71