Grounds Maintenance Operative

Waltham Cross
9.68 - 10.00 GBP Hourly
15 Jun 2021
13 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Pinnacle Group provides people-first, integrated services across a range of community-facing assets and infrastructure - including multi-tenure housing, schools, open spaces, public buildings, utilities and broadband networks - as well as a range of complementary employment and wellbeing outcomes. Across the UK, Pinnacle supports over 300,000 homes, 200 schools and 80 public buildings creating value, providing stewardship and generating positive outcomes for our customers, our partners and our clients.

Our FM business delivers Facilities Management to homes, public and private sector bodies including Registered Providers, schools, universities and blue light statutory authorities. We pride ourselves on placing people at the centre of what we do, while maintaining our values of high quality and excellent customer care.

The Role - Grounds Maintenance Operative

Pinnacle Group are looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative who will visit various developments and will be responsible for all aspects of practical amenity horticulture to the highest standards. The sites will need to be visited on weekly/fortnightly basis with schedules set in place for ease of working and getting around to each
development in a timely manner.

Duties/Key Responsibilities

* 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, clearing of 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 Pinnacle-PSG premises or property to the Grounds Manager.

* Maintenance of vehicles and machinery and reporting vehicle 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

* Enthusiasm, drive, ambition and commitment

* Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and safety procedures

* A full driving licence

* Maintenance tasks at the contracted sites as directed by the Grounds Team Leader/Service Delivery Manager.

Pinnacle Recruitment (Services) strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, trade union activity, marital status, religious belief or sexual orientation.

We are Armed Forces friendly. We welcome applications from ex-Armed Forces personnel, reservists, armed forces veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners