Grounds Maintenance Operative
Towcester and Ampthill and surrounding areas
£20,080 per annum from 01/04/18
2 X Towcester and surrounding area
2 X Ampthill (Bedford Depot) and surrounding area
Our client is an innovative leading provider and developer of affordable housing and related services in Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire, managing around 11,000 properties.
They’re currently looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to provide an effective and efficient grounds maintenance service to communal planted areas and retirement homes schemes.
You’ll be required to carry out a range of Grounds Maintenance duties to include cutting and trimming grass, weeding, cutting back and shaping shrubs and hedges and disposing of green waste. You’ll also prepare new planted areas as requested, purchasing and planting new shrubs and ensuring that they are regularly watered during the first few weeks.
You’ll already have experience of landscaping, general grounds maintenance and grass cutting, working in domestic gardens and communal landscaped areas. You’ll be capable of safely operating and carrying out daily checks on a variety of mechanised equipment, such as ride-on lawn mowers, strimmers and hedge cutters.
The ability to communicate effectively and establish good relationships with tenants and colleagues is a must along with a flexible approach to different types of grounds maintenance work and geographical areas. A valid full driving licence is essential.
Keywords: Grounds Maintenance, Landscape, Gardener, Gardening