Horticultural Driver

Employer Information

Ards & North Down Borough Council

E: recruit@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk

T: 0300 013 3333

W: http://www.ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk/

The person appointed will be deployed in the Parks and Cemeteries Service throughout the Borough as instructed by the appropriate Team Leader directing a small team of staff within the allocated vehicle.

Employees have access to a wide range of benefits at Ards and North Down Borough Council. In addition to a competitive salary, the Council supports all staff in their career aspirations through learning and development opportunities. Current key benefits include:

  • 34 days of annual leave (including bank/public holidays), rising to 37 days after five years of service, and 40 days after 10 years of service.
  • Northern Ireland Local Government Pension Scheme (Council contributes 19.5% of salary).
  • Health benefits: Westfield Healthcare Scheme; Leisure Centre Membership; Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Time Off in Lieu (TOIL).
  • Plus much more…

​​​​​​​Please Note:

  • This is a permanent, full time role, working 36 hours per week, Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 4.00pm and Friday 8.00am – 2.30pm.
  • A reserve list may be maintained for one year from which other similar permanent or temporary vacancies at the same grade may be filled. 
  • All correspondence in relation to the job vacancy will be completed by email and phone. Therefore, it is important that applicants ensure a valid e-mail address and mobile number are provided and entered accurately when filling out the application form. 
  • Applicants should ensure they check their emails including junk folders regularly. 
  • Further guidance on the interview process to be used during COVID-19, will be provided via e-mail to shortlisted Candidates. 
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