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Grounds maintenance Operative

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  • Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Landscaping,
  • 6881
  • 31/05/2024
Job description

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Location: Ayrshire & Clyde.

Hours: Full time, Permanent 4 year contract

Rate: £13 per hour, plus overtime.

Must have: Scottish Power 5th Edition APSA / formally EN1

Role Purpose

We are currently seeking dedicated and skilled Grounds Maintenance Operatives on behalf of our client who are a well-established commercial grounds maintenance company based in the Preston area and servicing sites in North Wales daily. In this role, you will play a crucial part in maintaining the grounds for S P Energy networks sites on a 4-year contract.

Responsibilities:

  • Working independently or as part of a two-person operations team, closely supported by our dedicated contract teams.
  • Ensure the highest standards of health and safety are maintained throughout all operations.
  • Conduct routine grounds maintenance tasks, in accordance with company procedures and client requirements.

Essential

  • A minimum of 3 years' arboriculture experience.
  • NPTC qualifications: Chainsaw maintenance and cross-cutting (CS30), Tree felling up to 380mm (CS31), Tree climbs and Aerial Rescue (CS38), Use of a chainsaw from a rope and harness (CS39).
  • Conscientious, hardworking, and thrives on physical labour.
  • Eager to apply skills with a keen and willing attitude.
  • Excellent communication and customer liaison skills.
  • Strict adherence to health & safety procedures.
  • Adherence to company rules and procedures regarding tools, equipment, and machinery.
  • Competent in verbal and email communication.

Essential Criteria:

  • Scottish Power 5th Edition APSA / formally EN1
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team.
  • NPTC PA1 & PA6 (preferably knapsack spraying)
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Woodchipper / Chainsaw
  • Manual Handling certification
  • First Aid certification

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Benefits:

  • A competitive salary, commensurate with your qualifications and experience, overtime available at enhanced rates
  • Inclusion in the Government Pension Scheme
  • 20 days of annual leave - some of which is taken for a full Christmas shut down.
  • Provision of vehicle, equipment, and Personal Protective Equipment PPE
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program, free confidential Health and wellbeing advise.
  • Shopping discounts.

Closing date: 29th June 2024

 Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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