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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Reading, Berkshire
£22,000 to £23,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Grounds Maintenance Operatives needed! Responsibilities: - Provide and carryout Grounds Maintenance Service as directed by the Grounds Maintenance supervisor to the communal areas of managed estates. - To include grass cutting, hedge cutting, pruning, weed control, litter picking, and other labouring works as deemed necessary. - Use PDA Reporting system to record site visits and record tasks carried out. - Familiarise yourself with your responsibilities with Health &Safety policies & procedures and work in accordance with them at all times. To use all personal protective equipment provided as may be required to carry out the role. - Engage in regular "Tool Box Talks" identifying any training or health & safety needs. - Use appropriate tools for the task in hand and use best horticultural practise. - Be responsible for ensuring that equipment is regularly washed, kept clean and in good condition and report any defects to the supervisor. - Be responsible for ensuring that all vehicles are kept clean with regular checks to oil and coolant levels reporting any defects to the fleet manager. Comply with the driving at work policy and procedure. - Complete weekly timesheets with all necessary information included. - Assist all other trades as and when required ensuring that residents/customers receive the best possible quality service. - Undertake any other duties commensurate with this position. Benefits - Van and Fuel Card Provided - Uniform - 35 Days Holiday - Discounts on Major Stores - Sick Pay Requirements - Demonstrable experience of working in a similar role within a housing organisation/ Direct Labour Organisation or Grounds Maintenance position. - Knowledge and understanding of the range of practical and technical issues relevant to the provision of carrying out Grounds Maintenance. - Knowledge and skills in the use of both mechanical & hand tools used in grounds maintenance operations. - Current holder of National Proficiency Test certificate for the safe control & use of pesticide or Pa1, Pa6a. - Current holder of a full UK driving Licence with towing ability. - Understand/accept that people have different ways of reacting to problems & show the ability to modify own behaviour accordingly. If interested please call Rhys on (phone number removed) or apply with your CV Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business
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  • Job Reference: 704910426-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Randstad CPE
    Randstad CPE
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £22,000 to £23,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: and a Van
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent