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Location Leominster
Date PostedFebruary 11, 2020
Category General
Job Type Temporary


We are recruiting for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to assist our client with the maintenance of land across Herefordshire and Shropshire.
Our client is seeking a reliable and hardworking individual to assist their grounds maintenance teams on an ad-hoc, temporary basis during busy periods and team member leave. This is a physically demanding role. The bookings may be arranged at short notice and would only suit candidates who are seeking ad-hoc work.

Location: South Shropshire and Herefordshire

Pay rate: £17,000 – £18,000 pro rata

Job role:

  • To maintain land, which includes the care of open spaces, communal areas, trees, shrub beds, hedges, car parking areas and garage sites
  • Responsible for the safe use of a range of portable tools, small plant, ladders and equipment to enable duties of the job to be carried out
  • To drive the company provided vehicles, plant and equipment complying with the company’s maintenance and repairs procedures
  • Work occasionally at heights from scaffold platforms, ladders or mechanical equipment to maintain safety of trees
  • Clean out gutter, unblock drains and salt and grit roads and paths
  • Carry out general repairs and maintenance to fencing
  • Estimate material requirements for all above work
  • Complete stores requisition sheets

Person specification:

  • Experience of completing grounds maintenance tasks
  • Experience of using a range of portable tools, small plant, ladders and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of grounds maintenance works
  • Basic knowledge of health & safety issues in connection with construction industry
  • Ability to record detailed and accurate works information
  • Able to work alone and make judgement on the tasks required to complete the job
  • Must hold a current driving licence, ideally with a tow trailer licence
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