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Landscape Technician - Level 1

Landscape Technician - Level 1

Posted 19 April by Sanctuary Housing Featured Ended

Sanctuary Maintenance provides a wide range of property maintenance and facilities management solutions for thousands of customers nationwide. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.

Landscape Technician Level 1 – Temporary position for up to 6 months

Aspen Way, Paignton

£17,353 per annum pro-rata

40 hour per week

Why work for us?

Sanctuary Maintenance provides in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary Group’s organisations.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Landscape Technician Level 1 within the Estate Services team based in the Paignton. This division is responsible for delivering efficient estate maintenance and property repair services throughout the UK, with a particular interest in grounds maintenance.

The role of Landscape Technician Level 1 will include:

  • Using commercial equipment to mow communal areas, maintain hedges, flower beds and hard standing areas  
  • Completing daily work records and maintaining stock levels
  • Ensuring gardening tools and equipment such as hedge trimmers, strimmers and all hand tools are maintained in good, workable condition and are operated within a safe manner
  • Providing accurate and timely information on the progress of tasks
  • Complying with health and safety requirements in accordance with supplier guidelines and assessments

Skills and experiences:

  • Recent experience of working within a similar role e.g. operating gardening machinery, would be desirable
  • Holding a pesticide application certificate PA1 – PA6 or equivalent would be desirable
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a flexible approach
  • An enthusiastic, well organised team player with good interpersonal skills
  • You may be required to drive a company van, which will be provided for business use only, therefore a full, current driving licence would be desirable

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary, up to set limits
  • At least 24 days paid holiday plus public holidays (pro rata)
  • Health and well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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Closing Date: 19 April 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

Reference: 34611898

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