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Jobs in the great outdoors in and around Burton

When it comes to work, there are many people out there who do not want to be stuck in an office all day and would rather be outside, whatever the weather. These people are not bothered by a bit of cold or rain, as long as they can breathe in the fresh air and not be surrounded by four walls.

The good news is that there are jobs out there that are mainly outdoors in and around Burton – and now is the perfect time to apply as the weather gets hotter and summer is just around the corner. Many involve working out in the garden, but those who are good with dogs are also being sought after.

We have taken a look at job search website Indeed.com to find out what jobs are currently available that involve working outside, or at least mostly outside, in Burton or within 10 miles of the town.

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These are some of the jobs that we found:

Dog walking and pet care

Sue’s Pet Care Service in Swadlincote has the part-time positions available as they look for two new members of staff. They are looking for people with experience working with animals and who are knowledgeable about general needs of dogs, cats and other small pets with pet ownership and previous pet sitting classed as acceptable. They will be responsible for offering general care for a range of animals, along with walking and cleaning up after the dogs.

Live event and stage crew

Base Crew Ltd, which is based in Burton, is looking for assisting technicians with all aspects of event set up for everything from setting up light, sound and video rigs to building stages. It involves working at all kinds of events from small corporate awards ceremonies through to some of the biggest festivals in the UK.

Grounds maintenance operations

Provider of grounds maintenance services and landscape creation projects idverde is looking for people to join the teams in East Staffordshire. They will be responsible for a range of grounds maintenance activities, including grass cutting, strimming, maintaining flower beds and shrubbery, hedge cutting and weed spraying, as well as street cleaning tasks.

Yard operating

Fasttrack Resources Ltd is looking for people to work at a busy engineering client’s yard in Burton. They will be working outdoors in all weather conditions, loading and unloading deliveries at a building supplier’s yard. They will be responsible for checking the returned steel structures, boards, side panels, flooring and pipes are clear from derbies. Using hand tools to clear any over spill off before parts are stacked up in the yard.

Outdoor festival merchandise staff

The National Ice Center is looking for people to work at Bearded Theory, at Catton Hall, from May 26 to 30. They will be required to stay onsite for the duration of the event so they must be happy camping overnight, all equipment and a daily food allowance will be provided. They will be expected to bring clothing suitable for all weather conditions.

bench-hand

Roundpeg Outdoor Buildings is looking for an enthusiastic person to join the small but growing business in Burton, manufacturing and fitting garden buildings. A spokesman said: “We are looking for a person to board sections of timber buildings (with nail gun), use paint sprayer and general timber yard duties as required. You should have your own transport due to our location. Experience is not necessary as we will train, you must however, be willing to learn.”

Casual active communities coach

South Derbyshire Active Communities and Health Team are looking to recruit up to 10 motivated coaches to support various activities across South Derbyshire. They will be part of a team of coaches who will be leading and delivering sporting and physical activities primarily to young people aged between five and 16 years. Some activities will also be targeted at the 16+ age range.

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