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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Temporary, 4-8 weeks

40 hours pw


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a social housing provider in Stafford, who are looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to assist with open space management and maintenance of communal grass, hedges, trees, shrubs and other exterior landscaped areas, boundary's and furniture.

Responsibilities of the Grounds Maintenance Operative include:

  • Carrying out general labouring duties including but not limited to grass, hedge, shrub and tree cutting/pruning as well as any requirements for small works, building fabric repairs and general building maintenance tasks
  • Carrying out general grounds maintenance and gardening works including domestic painting, fencing, slab repair, hedge trimming, flower bed maintenance, weeding and fertilizing plants and grass
  • Utilising power and hand tools including but not limited to mowers, hedge cutters, leaf blowers and Chainsaws
  • Collecting and delivering materials, plant and equipment from suppliers to sites
  • Unloading, stacking and storing materials that are delivered to sites
  • Ensuring all associated documentation is effectively and efficiently completed and accounted for
  • Tidying up areas after work has been completed

Essential criteria of the Grounds Maintenance Operative include:

  • Due to the specialist nature of the tree surgery element of this role it is vitally important that you are able pass and retain the necessary qualification to allow for working with chainsaws both at ground level and at height
  • The role will also require a minimum of CS30 and CS31 and also CS38 and CS39
  • Full Clean Driver's License (a fleet vehicle will be provided)

If you are interested in the position of Grounds Maintenance Operative, please apply now or contact Bethan Hall at Sellick Partnership

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