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Environmental Operative 2 Parks

Environmental Operative 2 Parks

Posted 8 July by REED Talent Solutions
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We have a fantastic opportunity for two Environmental Operatives working at a Leading Local Authority in Greater Manchester. This is a temporary Full-time role, for the next 4 months.

The Role

Your role as a Environmental Operative will be to undertake work in parks, glass houses, playing fields, public open spaces and landscaped areas as part of a team and to contribute to excellent service delivery.


General maintenance of the areas mentioned in the job purpose e.g. grass cutting, hedge trimming, pruning, planting, seeding, clearing leaves and litter. Removal of fly tipped material. Maintenance of outdoor recreation facilities.

Maintain grass and shrubs, display beds, basic horticultural operations, sweeping, collection and removal of litter, glass, furniture, graffiti, fly posting, dirt, leaves and weeds.

Constructional labouring work, painting, empty bins.

Cleaning e.g. public buildings such as changing rooms and toilets.

Erecting and dismantling of sports and other equipment

In addition to the usual range of tools and equipment the use of powered hand tools and light plant, including the operation of mini tractor mounted equipment, non LGV vehicles and road sweepers and carry out daily defects checks and reporting procedures.

To reporting defects, environmental issues e.g., potholes, any damage to outdoor furniture, vandalism, graffiti, fly tipping or posting.

Ground maintenance e.g., snow clearing, setting out and marking sports areas and upkeep of artificial/synthetic pitches, clearing litter, animal faeces and dumped waste.

Key Requirements

  • Must have previous experience of working in parks.
  • Must be physically fit and healthy.
  • Experience of using all hand-held gardening tools, and petrol operated lawnmowers and strimmer’s.
  • Excellent people skills, being able to talk to the public, clients, colleagues, and other senior professionals

Employee Benefits

  • Reed Reward Benefits and Discounts
  • Flexible Payment Options i.e. PAYE / Umbrella and Ltd options
  • Weekly Pay, with Online Timesheet system

Reference: 43218110

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