Garden and Grounds Team Member

  • Location

    Southend-On-Sea, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £17500 - £18000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Parsons

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Garden and Grounds Team Member



A leading Defence and Security company are looking to bring in a Grounds Maintenance Operative, the role will consist of the delivery of grounds maintenance services & support, also providing assistance to other manual & maintenance tasks.

Undertake works to maintain site grounds to include -

* Large scale grass cutting and strimming
* Tree pruning and branch removal
* Maintaining hedges/shrubs
* Weed control including chemical application
* Maintaining sightlines and roads
* Litter picking
* Snow clearing and gritting
* Driving and operating a wide range of vehicles, plant and equipment including vehicle attached machinery, pedestrian and ride on machinery and hand held equipment
* Undertake daily routine safety and maintenance checks ensuring that vehicles, machinery and equipment used is well maintained, kept clean and not exposed to the risk of damage or loss/theft.

Person Specification

* Previous experience in a similar role (large scale grounds maintenance)
* Competence in tractor driving, ride on mowers, pedestrian mowers, brush cutters, hedge cutters, chainsaws etc
* Full driving licence
* Basic IT Skills in Word and Excel
* Being able to resolve problems efficiently
* Able to work with minimal supervision and act on own initiative
* Be focused and self-motivated
* Good communications and interpersonal skills
* A flexible approach
* A good team player, supportive and cooperative with others

To Apply

If you are ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted, I will call for an initial chat/screening in confidence within the next week.

If you need any further information, drop me (Tom) an email