Vacancy Details

Closing date for applications:

4:00 pm Friday 20th January 2023

interviews will take place:

TBC Wk beg 23 January 2023


Salary: UTC 4 Scale 5-7 (£21,575 – £22,369) (£11.21 per hour)
Full-time permanent position
East Sussex Local Government Pension scheme and access to WPA (NHS Top-up scheme)

Uckfield Town Council is an ambitious organisation with a wide ranging portfolio of buildings and open spaces.

The Town Council owns a number of sports pitches, recreation grounds, allotment sites, ancient woodlands, nature reserves, play areas, multi-use games areas and a cemetery.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Town Council, for us to advertise for a grounds person. You will be required to help maintain and ensure our grounds are kept in a good state of repair, remain well presented and are ready for sports clubs and members of the public to safely use.

Demonstrable experience in the maintenance of sports pitches, and recreation grounds is desired, with experience of using the appropriate machinery especially for mowing.

A full clean UK Driving Licence is essential as you will be required to drive Town Council owned grounds vehicles and equipment. The role will be predominantly Monday to Friday, including some short weekend work on a one in four rota basis.

We are welcoming applications from those who can demonstrate excellent customer service, have pride in the town and where they work, be self-motivated but also a good team player to work as part of an important team. You will pay close attention to detail and have a can-do attitude.

To find out more, download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification, on the right hand of this webpage.

To apply, applicants must either complete and return an application form or send us their CV to apply.

Send the application form/CV by email to or by post/hand deliver addressed to the Town Clerk, Uckfield Town Council, Council offices, Civic Centre, TN22 1AE

Previous applicants need not apply.


Deadline for applications:   Friday 20 January 2023 at 4.00pm.

Interview date:  TBC wk beg 23 January 2023

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