Grounds Maintenance Operative

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £20,000 to £23,000 |
Posted: 31 Jul 2020 |
Closes: 28 Aug 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 8819

Role Responsibility:

This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.

We have an opportunity for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our team based in Cheltenham. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, between the hours of 07:00 and 16:00. 

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you will undertake all aspects of grounds maintenance to a high standard, complying with all health and safety, COSHH, company and site rules, including horticultural equipment operation, weed control, soil conditioning, pruning and planting.

 

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing on-site contractors, ensuring their work is satisfactorily completed.
  • Maintaining records, produce simple reports as required.
  • Proactively identify material requirements and complete appropriate paperwork in a timely manner to enable service delivery
  • Maintaining hand tools and light machinery including; sit on and rotary mowers, strimmers and hedge trimmers in accordance with good industry practice.


The Ideal Candidate:

To be successful for this role, you will have experience in manual handling and will also ideally have relevant recognised qualifications, as well as Knowledge of COSHH and Health & Safety regulations.

 

Please be aware that due to the nature of the business vetting is an intrusive and prolonged process.


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