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Garden General Operative Community Employment Programme

Key Project at Ballybeg CDP

Ref: #CES-2089511
This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary.  Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Please contact your local DEASP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy.  Vacancy Reference Number will be required.  Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and applicants must also be in receipt of a qualifying Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more.

CV to: leona@ballybegcdp.ie
To assist with the maintenance of the garden site in general and the Garden Centre specifically; weeding, pruning, watering, staking and dead-heading.  
To mow lawns and strim/spray within the overall Community Campus.
To assist with the care and maintenance of stock within poly-tunnels
To keep an inventory of horticulture tools and machinery, and to keep all items in good condition
Maintain all garden equipment and report and loss or damage.
Keep inventory of all tools and equipment
Maintain a log in and out book of all equipment and tools. 
To load and unload garden supplies and equipment
To clean the Garden Centre area and remove rubbish
To open and close the Garden Centre gates as part of a rota system with other staff
To be constantly vigilant against all types of stock loss, i.e. waste, theft, breakage, etc.
To have proper regard for all Company property and equipment and report all faults that may occur.
The nature of the Garden Centre and its small team is such that flexibility is paramount and 
this requires the post holder to cover for others if necessary and to also work some weekends.
To undertake any other duties that may reasonably be requested appropriate to the job.
Personal Requirements
•	The ability to work as part of a team and take direction
•	The ability to undertake manual and sometimes heavy work
•	Good communication skills and an ability to deal with members of the public
•	An interest in horticulture/Gardening


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  • Company Key Project at Ballybeg CDP