Hilton Parish Council has a vacancy for a Casual Groundsman/Lengthsman, primarily to cover staff holidays.

This vacancy would suit an active person with no other regular daytime work commitments, who is not looking for a regular income. 5 hours per day to a maximum of 45 times per year. £7.99 per hour paid monthly.

Groundsman Duties:

To assist the Groundsman with ground maintenance work including (but not restricted to) mowing and strimming the definitive footpaths around the village, mowing and strimming areas on Parish Council land and hedge cutting.

Lengthsman Duties:

To keep the village tidy by (but not restricted to) removing litter, emptying bins and cleaning up any broken glass on Parish Council land.


  • physically fit.
  • flexible in hours worked (to suit any ground maintenance requirements).
  • a full clean driving licence
  • willing to attend training courses

Please note that the dates required will be advised as and when they are known, however on occasions cover may be required at short notice.

For an Application Form and Job Description please email: clerk@hiltonparishcouncil.org.uk or telephone: 01283 730969

The closing date for applications is Friday 12th February 2016

Applicants who are not contacted within 10 days of the closing date can assume their application was unsuccessful.

Interviews will be held on Monday 22nd February 2016 and 29th February 2016.

Please note we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.


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