Assistant Grounds Supervisor

Coleraine | : £18,852 - £21,135

Employer: Ulster University
Sector/Specialism: Environmental

Job Title: Assistant Grounds Supervisor
Department/School: Estates Supervisor
Campus: Coleraine
Salary: £18,852 - £21,135
Duration: Permanent
Closing Date: 25 July 2022
Reference Number: 013606


We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland

Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer.


The postholder will assist the Grounds Supervisor in the daily delegation of duties to grounds staff including instruction on techniques, training and methods of operation and ensuring that these duties are carried out.

We intend to create a 12 month waiting list for same or similar roles within the University.


The postholder will be required to hold:

- Formal horticultural qualification e.g. City and Guilds Stage 1 or 2 Amenity Horticulture, NVQ Level 1 or 2 or equivalent.


- Other qualification at NVQ 2 level or higher in any subject, together with at least one year’s grounds related work experience.


- Competitive salary
- Generous annual leave entitlement promoting a healthy work/life balance - plus, an additional 15 days’ per year when then university is closed.
- Enrolment in NILGOSC pension scheme - employer contribution of 19.5%
- An environment that supports flexible working and allows you to balance both work and home life
- An open and inclusive environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity
- Onsite and discounted sports/gym facilities (3 months free gym membership at either the Jordanstown, Coleraine or Magee Campus)
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Exposure to the very latest in cutting edge technologies including Dell, Aruba, Checkpoint and Avaya, feeding your passion for IT
- Autonomy in your role to make impactful decisions and changes to company processes

Athena Swan Statement

Ulster University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality in higher education, read more on our website. The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible working.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.

So, if you’re looking to grow your career as an Assistant Grounds Supervisor, please apply via the button shown.