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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Apply2020-03-23 14:21:222020-12-01Resourcing Group

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Date posted: March 23, 2020
£10.91 - £14.33 per hour
West Yorkshire, England
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.


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 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)


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

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

Reference: GMOYHWAKEY_1584973281

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