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Grounds Maintenance Operative

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Hourly rate

£11.91 per Hour

Job Description

Grounds Maintenance Operative

I am currently recruiting for a Grounds Maintenance Operative


To maintain grounds of properties as to good horticultural practice, meeting the programme of works and with due regard to Health and Safety and customer satisfaction.

Key Areas:

  1. 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

  1. Assist the Estatescaretaking team when necessary, including but not exclusively:
    • Cleaning of graffiti
    • Removing household waste from empty properties
    • Removing bulk rubbish items

  1. Ensure that equipment and vehicles used are thoroughly checked prior to use, any faults or defects are reported with immediate effect and that maintenance logs are accurately and promptly maintained.

  1. Routinely to clean vehicles inside and out, and ensure that basic maintenance tasks are regularly undertaken in accordance with local procedures and requirements.

  1. Participate in planning, monitoring and reviewing team objectives.

  1. Maintain routine administration records as required.


Promote and maintain an active approach to health and safety, in respect of yourself, colleagues and customers.


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