Groundworker Required – Deadline for applications 18.3.24

Hexham Town Council is the first tier of government and we are responsible for many day to day services in the town such as playparks, cemetery, grass cutting and allotments. This role is important in maintaining the high quality and public appreciation of these activities.

Are you passionate about transforming outdoor spaces into beautiful spaces for the community to enjoy? Do you have a green thumb and a keen eye for detail? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! As a Groundworker, you will be responsible for various tasks related to landscape maintenance and groundskeeping. This is a hands-on position that requires both physical labour and mechanical knowledge.


– Use hand tools and power tools to perform various tasks such as digging, building, and maintaining landscapes

– Irrigate plants and lawns to ensure proper hydration

– Assist with the installation of irrigation systems

– Perform routine maintenance on equipment and machinery

– Collaborate with team members to complete projects in a timely manner

– Follow safety protocols and maintain a clean work environment


– Previous experience in landscape maintenance or groundskeeping is preferred but not required

– Ability to operate hand tools and power tools effectively

– Basic mechanical knowledge for equipment maintenance

– Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions

– Physical stamina to perform manual labor tasks for extended periods of time

– Excellent teamwork and communication skills


If you are a hardworking individual who enjoys working outdoors and has a passion for creating beautiful landscapes, we encourage you to apply for the position of Groundworker. · You’ll have the opportunity to plant, and maintain the cemetery, playparks, allotments and green spaces that enhance the quality of life for our community.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship

Salary: £12.63-£13.73 per hour

Expected hours: 21 – 37 per week


Please send CV and covering letter to