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Agricultural Estates Assistant

£20,998 to £23,478
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our Grounds team as an Agricultural Estates Assistant. The BCA Grounds Department is responsible for the maintenance and development of our Agricultural, Equestrian, Horticultural, Arboricultural and Sports Facilities, set in 400 acres of registered parkland.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in an agricultural setting using a range of practical skills.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake daily maintenance, repair and project work within the estate, gardens and grounds. They should be familiar with the operation of a range of agricultural, grounds and construction machinery, including tractors with various grass and cultivation implements, telehandler, excavator, mowers, chainsaws, brushcutters and knapsack sprayers. Other duties will include the repair of field boundaries, assisting with tree and construction work as well as general Grounds duties.

Why Work for Us

Generous pension scheme

A wide range of learning & career opportunities

Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount-schemes

Comprehensive life events, long service and recognition programme

Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College Gym)

How to Apply

Please be advised that the vacancy will close at midday on Monday 15th August 2022.

Interviews are due to take place during week commencing Monday 22nd August.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.

Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.

Commitment to Safeguarding

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

It is proposed that the Berkshire College of Agriculture will merge with The Windsor Forest College Group on 1st August 2022. All appointments from this date will be made on The Windsor Forest College Group terms and conditions of employment
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  • Job Reference: 662716560-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Windsor Forest Colleges Group
    Windsor Forest Colleges Group
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary: £20,998 to £23,478
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent