Grounds Maintenance Operative MEAR67485

Recruiter
Mears
Location
Southwark, London (Greater)
Salary
£16,640 per annum
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
08 Aug 2018
Ref
MEAR67485
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Grounds Maintenance Operative MEAR67485

Southwark

£16,640 per annum

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to join us in Southwark.

Within this role, you will provide a grounds maintenance service to various sites and locations as required.  This will include: operation of grass cutting machinery, maintenance of shrub beds and planted areas, weed control operations, hedge cutting operations, assistance with maintenance of high profile grounds and gardens, Autumn leaf clearance and delivery of landscaping project works as part of a team.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have appropriate experience of working in the external environment along with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the skills, technology and safety procedures required to carry out the full range of tasks. You should also have the ability to understand and interpret work instructions, drawings and technical specifications.

Although not essential, experience of the grounds maintenance industry and relevant training such as PA1/PA6 would be beneficial.  Competence in the use of grounds maintenance machinery such as mowing equipment, strimmers and hedgecutters would also be an advantage.

Please refer to the full job description upon applying

 

Candidates for this role must hold a full driving licence.

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.