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Grounds/General Maintenance

Job Title: Grounds/General Maintenance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDX/TP/201508/47031
Job Published: June 27, 2019 12:03

Job Description

Grounds / General Maintenance Operative
Job Introduction
We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Grounds/Maintenance Operative to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility
Have full knowledge of all areas of Grounds / General Maintenance for the Training Centre at Easingwold.
All Grounds Maintenance operations shall be executed in a tidy and workmanlike manner, and in accordance with good horticultural practice and all relevant regulations and codes of practice.
To ensure that all Barriers, Notices and Safety Signs are used in accordance with Health & Safety legislation, and to ensure that correct PPE is worn at all times.
Minimum use of Pesticides and Herbicides consistent with maintaining standards. Only use recommended chemicals as per manufacture’s instructions, and with correct legal training provided, adhering to all COSHH Regulations.
Attend training courses and meetings as is necessary to maintain standards in the contract and assist in carrying  out the job role efficiently
Provide cover in other areas in times of sickness and holidays
Ensure all equipment is kept maintained and is in safe working order.  Report any defects to the Facilities Manager immediately
Comply with all Sodexo Company policies procedures and client site rules and regulations
Comply with all Company & client policies and statutory regulations relating to Health & Safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire and COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your work place
Areas to maintain include grassed areas, shrubs and borders, hard and gravelled areas, drainage ditches, woodland areas.
During adverse weather you will be required to clear ice and snow and to keep areas free of standing water.
The role would also involve covering other area such as cleaning inside the building
The Ideal Candidate
Knowledge of grounds work would be preferable but not essential.
The role does involve some heavy lifting and the use of machinery.
Package Description

Contact Office 01276 23186


Part time Ranger working at Light Water Country 72 The Avenue Lightwater GU18 5RG Must be over 25 with full driving licence. Hourly rate on application.


10am to 7.30pm (Summer) Friday to Sunday - 25th March – October 25th


10.00am to 4.30pm (Winter) Friday to Sunday - October 26th  - 24th March



Duties will include but not limited to


             Litter patrol and full site inspection.

            The Contractor will ensure all paths/informal routes are kept free from all litter, debris and rubbish, especially glass.

Check the Goats, perimeter fencing and inner electric fence

Act as fishing Bailiff and actively check any visitors fishing have permits

Check the Bee Hives and enclosure fencing


About the Company
Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

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