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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 20013441002
Job Published: January 27, 2020 11:07

Job Description

Grounds Maintenance Operative
Ref: 20013441002

April – Oct 0800 – 1730hrs Mon to Thurs and 0800 – 1630 Fri Oct– April 0800 – 1600 Mon– Thurs and 0800 - 1200 Fri

About Amey
Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.
What is the purpose of this role?
To work in a team to provide grounds maintenance.
What will this role involve?
General maintenance, such as grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves and litter, verges Erect and dismantle equipment Horticulture activities such as. planting, pruning and seeding Setting out, making sports pitches including grass, tarmac, sports hall surfaces Upkeep of artificial, synthetic pitches Tree care/Arboriculture Painting sundry equipment Drainage works Operate light plant and power tools Undertake vehicle, tractor, and cutting equipment checks
What are we looking for?
Full driving licence Basic knowledge of gardening and horticulture operations General experience of grounds maintenance type duties Experience in operating light plant and equipment and wheeled tractors Experience of horticulture operations including planting, pruning and seeding Understanding of Health and Safety Legislation COSHH 12D RTM Operative (Mod T1/T2) Card Sector Scheme 12 D CAT Scanner (Highhways) Chainsaw Wind Blown Trees (CS 34) CS30/CS31 Chainsaw Maint and Cross Cut Environmental Awareness Tool Box Talk Personal Highways Safety Medicals – Other PA1 & PA6 (Pesticides) PA2 Ground Crop Spraying Ride on Cylinder Mower Strimmer and Clearing Saw Tractor and Side Arm Flail Woodchipper Operator Ladder use
What makes this role unique?
You will be involved in construction work where required, e.g walling, flagging, kerbing rockeries, and play areas.

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