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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Grounds Maintenance Operative 187 views1 application

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer £25 - £27k pa
  • Job Location London
  • Region South East

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Are you an enthusiastic and reliable Grounds Maintenance Operative local to Islington, London seeking a salary between £25,000 to £27,000 per annum, plus bonus & want a great working environment? We are looking for a dynamic person to maintain to organise and motivate various sites, ensuring all grounds maintenance services are delivered to a high standard which meets customer expectations. The grounds maintenance operative will work to their own initiative identifying opportunities for improvement and driving business development in their area.

Our client is one of the fastest growing businesses in the industry and is one of the UK’s leading provider of integrated management and maintenance services for parks and green spaces. As part of their growth plans this year they are now looking to recruit a grounds maintenance operative,

The successful candidate will work to their own initiative and organise resources to deliver an effective service delivery of grounds maintenance including:

* Weeding
* Pruning
* Planting
* Lawn Mowing
* Strimming
* Hedge Cutting

The successful grounds maintenance operative will have:

* A proven record of accomplishment in grounds maintenance
* Strong communication skills
* The ability to self-motivate and the desire to work within a team
* A full UK driver licence
* Proven experience in grounds maintenance (minimum 3 years)
* Competent in using the appropriate power tools where required Certificates in spraying (PA1 PA6), Horticulture and Ride on Mowers would be an advantage but not essential
* Horticultural knowledge and qualification in horticulture related subject
* Proven ability to lead team members towards achieving objectives
* Previous experience in grounds maintenance services and ability to operate a range of horticultural equipment including power and hand tools, push mowers, strimmers, hedge cutting equipment etc
* Excellent awareness of Health & Safety and implementing procedures;
* Proven ability to achieve/exceed business objectives
* Experience implementing quality standards and working to customer specifications;
* Strong customer care skills and the ability to represent the Company professionally
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Strong literacy and numeracy skills
* Basic IT skills including use of Microsoft Office and smartphones
* Evidence of continuous improvement and problem-solving ability
* Full clean UK driving license.

In return for this the grounds maintenance operative will be working in a relaxed, fun environment. Joining a team that believes in a work-hard, play-hard approach. They offer good benefits, a great salary, and the opportunity to develop your skill set with provided additional training and courses.

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