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Grounds Maintenance Operative

£8.50 - £10.79 per hour
Apply2019-06-11 17:03:512019-06-23Resourcing Group

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Date posted: June 11, 2019
£8.50 - £10.79 per hour
County Durham, England
Job description

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Our client Mitie is a well-established national facilities management company. They are looking for Grounds Maintenance Operatives across the Durham area.

What will this role of Grounds Maintenance Operative entail?

Working in a variety of residential and commercial settings, such as retail parks and NHS buildings. You'll be part of a proactive grounds keeping team maintaining high standards. Performing a variety of tasks to achieve a pleasant and functional outdoor environment..

Main duties will include:

  • Mow, edge, and fertilise lawns
  • Weed and mulch landscapes
  • Trim hedges, shrubs, and small trees
  • Remove dead, damaged, or unwanted trees
  • Plant flowers, trees, and shrubs
  • Spraying pesticides

You will be expected to create new outdoor spaces or upgrade existing ones by planting trees, flowers, and shrubs. Trim, fertilise, mulch, and water plants. Grade and install lawns.

What will I need to be considered for this Grounds Maintenance Operative vacancy?

  • 2 year +Experience of grounds keeping / maintenance
  • Ideally Horticulture NVQ or C&G 2/3
  • Ideally PA1/6
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Friendly and helpful manner
  • Be a team player
  • Willingness to learn new skills and flexibility towards task
  • Awareness of health and safety at work

What will I receive in return?

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you'll receive a salary of £17,680 pro rata (which equates to £8.50 per hour)

Contract: Temp to Perm. Working 40 hours per week 8:30am to 5pm, 5 days out of 7 which will include working weekends.

If you are interested in this role please contact Lisa Cater at Resourcing group on 01132207564 or email

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: GOUNDSGATE_1560269030

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