Chargehand Groundsman

24 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
Chargehand Groundsman - Vertas Group Limited

Capel St Mary

Permanent Full Time

About us:

Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-service facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is putting our staff and customers at the heart of everything we do.

The Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Chargehand Groundsman to join our Capel St Mary Team. If you have a passion for delivering excellent customer service and want to make the difference then apply for this role today.

Main responsibilities for the Chargehand Groundsman:

* Supervisory role (for example, allocation of duties, work rotas)

* General maintenance of sites (for example, grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves, hoeing, pruning, strimming, planting, weed control using chemicals, seeding, etc)

* Setting out and overmarking of sports pitches and upkeep of artificial/synthetic surfaces

* Use of the usual range of tools and equipment and the use of powered hand tools and ride-on mowers

* Oversight of the correct usage and maintenance of equipment and vehicle

* Interpretation of plans, site preparation, soft and hard landscaping

The Chargehand Groundsman will have:

* Essential

* Highly motivated

* Experience of commercial or amenity horticulture

* Good communication and liaison skills

* Clean current driving licence

* Possession of PA1 and PA6 Pesticide Application Certificates


* Knowledge of fine turf surfaces

* Understanding of the technical aspects of grounds maintenance, ie, specifications and health and safety requirements

* Good plant knowledge

* Horticultural qualification

* Experience of towing a trailer

* Experience in Grounds Maintenance

Your Package

* Minimum of 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

* Company pension scheme

* Shopping discount scheme with LifeWorks

* And much more