Ground Maintenance Operatove

The successful candidate will maintain grounds to a good horticultural practice, meeting the programme of works and with due regard to Health and Safety and customer satisfaction.

You will carry out the full range of horticultural and maintenance tasks required within the contract including, but not exclusively:

  • Soil preparation, planning and maintenance
  • Herbaceous borders, shrub and flower borders, and pond maintenance
  • Hedge and grass cutting
  • Pruning and tree planting
  • Sweeping, clearing of litter, leaves and fly tipping
  • Application of pesticides
  • Watering
  • Assist in soft/hard landscape work.

The role requires:

  • Knowledge of horticultural and grounds maintenance tasks
  • The ability to drive and operate a range of plant and machinery
  • A good working knowledge of Health and Safety
  • A positive attitude to customer service
  • A flexible and reliable approach
  • An ability to work as part of a team

Essential:

  • Full current driving licence

Desirable:

  • PA1 & PA6 Spraying certificate

Experience of working within a ground’s maintenance contract would be an advantage. Able to carry and operate some reasonably heavy hand-held machinery and operate ride on mowers. Having a methodical approach to work, being a Team player who supports colleagues.