Grounds Maintenance Operative
A.P Broome Landscapes Ltd is a successful, growing commercial grounds maintenance company based in Preston, Lancashire. The company has been established over 30 years and holds multi-million pound contracts covering the whole of the UK, mainly with blue chip utilities companies We are currently looking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Operative to carry out work within the South East of England. Salary: £8.50 - £9.00ph depending on experience and qualifications Locations: As well as Gillingham and surrounding areas, we are also accepting applicants from the following locations; - Peterborough - Wisbech - Thorney - March - Chatterish Benefits we will offer our Grounds Maintenance Operative: - Training opportunities - both on the job and further opportunities to gain additional qualifications - Government pension scheme - Child care vouchers - 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays) - Provision of all PPE and equipment Responsibilities and duties as our Grounds Maintenance Operative: This job role will entail carrying out routine grounds maintenance of hazardous installations for the company's client contract covering Kent and the surrounding areas. The candidate will be working as part of a two-man operations team supported by our dedicated contract teams based in the South East. Essential qualifications and skills required by our Grounds Maintenance Operative: - Experience and knowledge of strict H&S operations and its practical implications - Excellent organisational and communication skills - Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team - Full UK Driving Licence Desirable qualifications and skills required by our Grounds Maintenance Operative: - PA1 / PA6 spraying licence - PA2R spraying licence - Trailer licence - Woodchipper certification - Utility Arb qualifications - Utility safety passports e.g. SHEA Water/ SHEA Power/ SHEA Gas - Blue card - Manual Handling certification - First Aid certification - Grounds Maintenance certifications - NPTC units CS30, CS31, CS38 & CS39 - Mechanical experience If you are interested in our Grounds Maintenance Operative position, please submit your CV with a covering letter. Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted.