Grounds Maintenance Operative – Groundskeeper – Ground Staff

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C5443
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, South West England
  • Salary: £19,945 to £21,166
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Construction & Trades, Government / Public Sector, Housekeeping & Cleaning
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Initial 12 month contract with an option to extend
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Grounds Maintenance Operative / Groundskeeper who has a good knowledge of gardening / horticultural and general maintenance with experience using a wide range of tools and machinery required for an organisation based in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, South West England.

 

SALARY: £19,945 - £21,166 per annum

BENEFITS: 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme

WORKING HOURS: Monday to Friday (with some early/evening/weekend requirements)

  • WINTER WORKING HOURS: 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • SUMMER WORKING HOURS: 7:30am – 4:30pm

CONTRACT TYPE: Initial 12 month contract with an option to extend

LOCATION: Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire

 

** Job is subject to satisfactory DBS check & 6 months probationary period **

 

IMPORTANT: Candidates will be sent a Job Application Form in the post. Please ensure your Full Postal Address is listed clearly on your CV.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Grounds Maintenance Operative / Groundskeeper who has a good knowledge of gardening / horticultural and general maintenance with experience using a wide range of tools and machinery.

Working as the Grounds Maintenance Operative / Groundskeeper you will report to the Head of Ground Staff and carry out a range of grounds, horticulture, maintenance and security tasks.

As the Grounds Maintenance Operative / Groundskeeper you will have a good knowledge of horticulture with the ability to carry out general maintenance tasks.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review. Candidates will be sent a Job Application Form in the post. Please ensure your Full Postal Address is listed clearly on your CV.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Grounds Maintenance Operative / Groundskeeper:

  • Maintenance of floral displays and grassed areas including the Cemetery
  • Maintenance and checks of play areas
  • Maintenance of woodland and lake
  • Maintenance of properties
  • Assist with occasional Early/Evening and Weekend activities/Events
  • Watering floral displays
  • Regular safety checks
  • Developing good working relationships

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent team working skills
  • Initiative to work on your own
  • Flexibility in approach to work
  • Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of tools and machinery
  • Good overall knowledge of Horticultural and general maintenance
  • Full Clean Driving Licence

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.                                                     

PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.

JOB REF: AWDO-C5443

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