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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Apply2020-03-02 16:52:482020-10-21Resourcing Group

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Date posted: March 2, 2020
£10.91 - £14.33 per hour
West Yorkshire, England
Permanent
Job description

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Our client Yorkshire Housing are a well-established social housing company. They are looking for Ground workers across the Wakefield area.

Required:

Grounds Maintenance Experience, Driving License (more than 2 years' experience and over 21), Physically fit and active, Positive attitude, Can work alone or as part of a team. There is no guarantee of company vehicle being provided but a driving license is essential. Trailer license would be great. The candidate must have a good knowledge of the industry and be well versed in delivering high quality grounds maintenance (cut and collect) in a commercial environment. They must be able to adhere to strict performance targets and rounds rotas. Fully versed in safe use of machinery and all aspects of H&S especially COSSH, PA1 PA6 safe use of pesticides is essential.

What will this role of Grounds Maintenance Operative entail?

Role involves all basic grounds tasks:

  • grass cutting,
  • pruning,
  • Strimming
  • weed control (including chemical),
  • hard surface sweeping

This is a customer facing role, therefore a pleasant and patient manner is essential.

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
  • MUST HAVE PA1/6
  • MUST HAVE full UK driving licence
  • Friendly and helpful manner
  • Be a team player
  • flexibility to work when the weather is suitable (including weekends)
  • Awareness of health and safety at work

What will I receive in return?

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you'll receive a salary of £21,391 pro rata (which equates to £10.91 per hour)

Contract:

For the right candidate this is will lead to a permanent position. Working 37.5 hours per week 7:30am to 4pm, 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 lisa.cater@resourcinggroup.co.uk.

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

Reference: GMOYHWAKEY_1583167967

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