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Grounds Maintenance Operative - Seasonal Contract

Grounds Maintenance Operative - Seasonal Contract


Grounds Maintenance Operative

Seasonal contract - April to September

Leeds/Kirklees

Monday to Friday

07:00 - 15:00

You must have a full clean driving licence for this role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to join a well established Facilities Management business based in West Yorkshire.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

Responsibility for the quality and responsiveness of the Contract, delivering a full range of grounds maintenance services, ensuring the service is continuously improved, and the specification is met and exceeded.
DUTIES:

Horticultural grounds maintenance tasks at the contracted sites.
Driving company vehicles and transporting plant, machinery and equipment.
General maintenance of grounds e.g. Grass cutting, strimming, hand weeding, clearing of debris, leaves, litter, hedge and shrub trimming.
Chemical and hand-weed control.
Ensuring that all visited locations are left in a clean and tidy state.
Maintenance of records relating to tasks performed, timesheets, materials, vehicles and equipment.
Reporting any damage or vandalism to the Grounds Team Leader.
Maintenance of vehicles and machinery and reporting vehicles defects.
Use of appropriate tools and equipment including the operation of powered hand tools, minor plant and machinery.
SKILLS REQUIRED:

Good communication skills.
Resilience under pressure.
Ability to work to laid down schedules.
Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative.
Excellent customer liaison skills together with a commitment to customer service.
Enthusiasm, drive, ambition and commitment.
Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and safety procedures.
PA1/PA6 qualifications are desirable.
A full clean driving licence with trailer entitlement is required.
Knowledge of the use of chemicals (COSHH) and Health and Safety legislation is desirable.
Obligation to adhere to safe working practices and ensure due consideration is given to the safety of the residents and the public

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