Gardening

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 recent 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.
  • Preferred but not essential to hold a driving licence as you will need to be able to transport tools and equipment over large distances.

The positions are temporary assignments and no work is guaranteed. There may be periods between assignments without work. 

Cleaning

What is the job?

  • Carry out the necessary cleaning tasks to ensure that the common areas outside and inside of a block 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:

  • 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 the 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.

How to apply

To apply for this position please complete the attached application form and email to 

temp.agency@portsmouthcc.gov.uk or post to 

PCC Recruitment Agency
Civic Offices
Ground Floor
Portsmouth
PO1 2AL