Groundsperson / Caretaker

From The Metropole

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Working For: The Metropole Limited

Groundsperson / Caretaker required

Job Ref ADV358


Job Role:

An opportunity has arisen at the historic Metropole, Folkestone for a Goundsperson/Caretaker.

We are looking for someone with a great work ethic. You must be physically fit and able to work independently whilst still being a team player.

The role requires a willingness to work outside in all weathers, taking care of the day to day management of the building and grounds. You will have excellent communication and managerial skills with the ability to prioritise workload. Computer literacy is essential.


Duties include (but are not limited to)


-General maintenance of gardens and outside areas:-

-Grass cutting, hedge trimming, car park sweeping, litter picking, use of and basic maintenance of garden machinery.

-Undertaking general Caretaker duties:

-Replacing light bulbs in communal areas.

-Testing of emergency lights and fire alarm system (training given).

-Managing planned maintenance and supervision of outside contractors employed by Metropole (Folkestone) Ltd.

-Willingness to attend any training courses required.


Whilst having experience is preferable, this position will also be suitable for an enthusiastic person wishing to develop their skills and expand the role further.


A full driving licence is essential for this role.


Please apply with CV and covering letter to: