Grounds Maintenance Operative

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Anglia
St Neots
£17,125 to £20,850 per annum
Salary Description:
£17125 - £20850 Per Annum
Job Ref:

Countrywide Grounds is a national commercial grounds maintenance company. We've been maintaining grounds for over 25 years and in that time we have developed an enviable reputation for excellence and customer service.

We are currently recruiting Grounds Maintenance Operatives in the Northamptonshire and Peterborough area, operating from the regional depot located in Great Staughton, St Neots PE19.

Salary: £17,125 to £20,850 depending on experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities and duties as our Grounds Maintenance Operative:

- To work as part of a two or three man team, maintaining grounds for schools, industrial units and housing associations
- Undertake grass cutting and strimming
- Hedge and shrub maintenance
- Herbicide application (subject to qualification)
- Weeding and litter picking
- Turfing
- Hedge and Shrub planting
- Minor tree maintenance

Key requirements, qualifications and skills required by our Grounds Maintenance Operative:

- Full clean UK Driving Licence
- 6 months experience in operating ride on and push along mowers, hedge cutters and strimmers.
- Excellent organisational and communication skills
- Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team
- Own transport to travel to and from the depot in Great Staughton near St Neots

Desirable qualifications and skills required by our Grounds Maintenance Operative:

- PA1 / PA6 spraying licence
- Trailer Licence
- Chain saw use certificate CS30 / CS31

Benefits we will offer our Grounds Maintenance Operative:

- Training opportunities - both on the job and further opportunities to gain additional qualifications
- Government pension scheme
- 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
- Provision of all PPE and equipment

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Beth Vick

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