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Grounds Maintenance Operative

  • Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 14/08/2018
  • Job reference: J390326A

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE

PERMANENT

SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

£17,500 + BENEFITS

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.

The role

your role will provide grounds maintenance support & services, cutting grass, maintaining gardens/sites/grounds.

Deliver specialist grounds services; including attention to pest & tree hazards

Maintain knowledge / awareness of grounds / land legislative, standards & technical requirements & developments

You will need to prioritise your work programme to satisfy business needs

Form part of the on call rota during periods of inclement weather; supporting site preparations & response to enable ongoing safe access / use of premises

Ensure robust application of health, safety & environmental procedures & processes

Ensure maintenance standards and quality of work delivered are to the required level

Oversee the conduct of contractors on site; monitoring the implementation & performance of tasks allocated.

Identify & ensure all key assets are available and appropriately maintained; making recommendations on improvements & additional requirements to FM / Business leads, as appropriate

The Fit


Proactive, drive and enthusiasm; 'can do' approach
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Ability to organise / prioritise work
Ability to thrive as part of a team and work independently where appropriate
Manual Handling awareness /risk appreciation
Previous experience in a similar role

Desirable Experience

Tickets/Training on strimmer's, experience using mowers is desirable.

Qualifications in horticulture would be an advantage.

You must hold a full driving license.

To Apply

If you're 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

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