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Ground Maintenance Operative

  • Location:

    Salisbury

  • Sector:

    Trades & Labour

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £8.5 - £9.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Emily Brownlee

  • Contact email:

    ebrownlee@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    01772 428 186

  • Job ref:

    EB-20

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    8 months

  • Expiry date:

    13 Mar 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-02-14 00:00:00

Ground Maintenance Operative
 Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Salary: £8.50 - £9.50 depending on experience and qualifications
 Seasonal
My client is a successful, growing commercial grounds maintenance company based in Preston, Lancashire. The company has been established over 45 years and holds multi million pound contracts covering the whole of the UK, mainly with blue chip utilities companies.
I am looking to recruit Grounds Maintenance Operatives on a Fixed Term Contract. (Running from March – October)
 
Responsibilities and duties:
This job role will entail carrying out routine grounds’ maintenance of water utility sites (reservoirs, water treatments, pumping stations etc).
The candidate will be working as part of a two-man operations team supported by teams based in the South of England.
 
Essential qualifications:
- Experience and knowledge of strict H&S operations and its practical implications
- Excellent organisational and communication skills
- Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team
- Full UK Driving Licence
 
Benefits:
- Training opportunities - both on the job and further opportunities to gain additional qualifications
- Government pension scheme
- 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
- Provision of all PPE and equipment
 
Desirable:
- PA1 / PA6 spraying licence, PA2R spraying licence
- Trailer licence
- Woodchipper certification
- Utility Arb qualifications
- Utility safety passports e.g. SHEA Water/ SHEA Power/ SHEA Gas
- Blue card
- Manual Handling certification
- First Aid certification
- Grounds Maintenance certifications
- NPTC units CS30, CS31, CS38 & CS39
- Mechanical experience
 
If you are interested in our Grounds Maintenance Operative position, please submit your CV below or directly to ebrownlee@aktonrecruitment.com