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Horticulture and Estates Officer

Horticulture and Estates Officer

Temporary ongoing

County Durham

Sellick partnership are currently working alongside a large social housing organisation to assist in the recruitment of a Horticulture and Estates officer to begin as soon as possible on an ongoing temporary basis.

The aim of the role is to deliver a pro-active, customer-focused estate service that works alongside the team to ensure our estates are maintained to a high standard.

Responsibilities of the Horticulture and Estates Officer:

  • Regularly inspect estates and take appropriate action to maintain a high standard of environmental cleanliness
  • Report any potential breaches of tenancy or issues in relation to private properties
  • Carry out minor repairs to our properties to prevent further deterioration or vandalism
  • Carry out inspections to our communal areas within flat blocks as required
  • Under-take general gardening and maintenance tasks to our properties and areas of land as required
  • Be the first point of contact responding to vulnerable and elderly customers requiring the handyperson service
  • Work in partnership with the local council and other agencies to identify and resolve any safety risks or hazards on estates, including dangerous trees, street lighting, pot holes or broken pavements
  • Carry out needle searches to void properties where required

The Horticulture and Estates Officer will need:

  • Full UK driver's license
  • A practical knowledge combined with experience in carrying out landscape maintenance and cleaning and undertaking basic routing repair and maintenance skills
  • Experience using handheld machinery for cutting grass, hedge trimming, tree pruning

If this role is of interest, please apply now or contact Ellie Parkinson at Sellick Partnership.

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Reference: EP8757_1632150562