Grounds / General Maintenance Operative
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.
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.
Send your CV to: - JODIE.CARTER@SODEXO.COM
We have various vacancies for Grounds Maintenance Operatives
Salary - £9.00 - £11.00 p/h dependant on experience & quals
And Tractor Drivers
Salary £10.00 to £15.00 per hour dependant on quals & experience
Full UK Driving Licence
NPTC Spraying PA1/PA2/PA6a/PA6aw
NPTC Chainsaw certificates
B+E Trailer licence
Qualifications or relevant experience using tractors, AEBI/Reforms and relevant implements
PA2 Spraying qualification
Gloucester GL7 3FG
Thatcham RG19 8DQ
Reading RG1 8LS
Aylesbury HP17 0UE
Oxford OX3 8EP
Faringdon SN7 8EP
Swindon SN6 6HA
Cheltenham GL54 5XL
Chipping Campden GL55 6PN
Banbury OX16 0LD
Bicester OX27 7PU
Walton-on-Thames KT12 2QP
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.