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This is an exciting time for Southborough Town Council, with the new multi-million pound Civic Centre now completed and the many new opportunities this will bring.  The new Civic Centre incorporates a variety of services, including Council Offices, Multi-Functional Hall, Community Rooms, Library, GP Surgery, Retail Unit, and Sports Pavilion.



GROUNDS PERSON 2022 (Full-Time) : Still accepting applications 29/7

 Salary will be £20,493 (SCP 8) with a six-month probation period.

Southborough Town Council is looking to recruit a Grounds Person to help maintain and care for Town Council-owned land, including our three recreation grounds: Crundwell Road, Frank Weare and Pennington.

The person we are looking for will need to work well as part of our Grounds Staff Team and be highly flexible and adaptable to the varying tasks required of this role.

A full driving licence is desirable, as is experience working in the grounds maintenance sector.  Experience in play equipment safety, ground and buildings maintenance, together with use of tools and machinery, such as hedge trimmers, mowers etc would be advantageous, though some on the job training can be provided.  Relevant qualifications in pesticides and chainsaw work are desirable.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Still accepting applications 29/7

If you think you could be right for this role, please read the job description below carefully and complete the application form. 


Grounds Person 2022 – Job Description

Grounds Person 2022 – Job Application Form

2021 STC Job Application Privacy Statement

To submit your application form, or to ask any questions, please contact the Town Clerk:

TEL: 01892 529176 EMAIL:

Southborough Civic Centre,

Council Offices, 137 London Road