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Vacancy - Part-time Lengthsman



West Hill Parish Council

Lengthsman (part-time)



West Hill Parish Council is inviting applications for a part-time Lengthsman.  The Parish Lengthsman is a self-employed person who can really make a difference to the community environment by maintaining roadside verges and drainage.


Duties to include

  • Cutting road verges to ensure visibility especially at junctions and at environmentally appropriate times of the year
  • Picking up rubbish from roads, verges and ditches
  • Keeping road signs clean and clear from vegetation
  • Clearing ditches to ensure good flow of water to avoid localised flooding
  • Other similar works including
    • keeping footpaths useable and signs maintained and
    • works to enhance woodland area as directed by council
  • On occasion duties may include other small-scale maintenance work


You must be able to demonstrate appropriate certificates and insurance.


This contract for services is based on 8 hours work per month and will run for an initial period of one year from 1 June 2019.  The rate will be £17.00 per hour. 


To apply or request further details please contact Anne Oliver. Parish Clerk. Deadline for applications 8th May 2019


Anne Oliver, West Hill Parish Clerk

23 Apr 2019

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