Waste/Grounds Maintenance Operative – full time


An exciting opportunity has arisen at St Austell Town Council to help continue the grounds maintenance improvements in St Austell. 


St Austell Town Council has responsibility for a number of services across the town including public conveniences, allotments, parks and open spaces, grass verges, Priory car park and the library.


With effect from 1st April 2020, the Town Council will be responsible for the waste management in all of the Town Council owned parks and open spaces and we are looking for a new operative to help carry out this work. In addition, there will be a need to undertake general grounds maintenance works, so experience of horticulture, grass cutting and tree maintenance would be an advantage.


If you would like an informal discussion about this position please either telephone Steve Skinner on 01726 829857 or e-mail


Application forms can be posted to applicants upon request.


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 29th January 2020 – 12 noon.


Interview date: Thursday 14th February 2020.


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