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ESTATE BASED GROUNDS STAFF

Location

Contract Type

Salary

An opportunity has arisen to join our exciting and dynamic team as a Grounds Operative, based in Loughborough at Stanford Hall.

Loughborough

Permanent

£8.50 - £9.50 Per Hour

We are looking for Estate Based Grounds Staff to join our team and be based at our site in Loughborough. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new team in this newly developed and landscaped cutting-edge site.


THE ROLE
 

This is very much a hands-on position working with a small team dedicated to maintain this prestigious site in accordance with the specification and with the aim of exceeding client expectations.


RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Grass Cutting, using ride on tractors and mowers

  • Administering lawn treatments

  • Maintenance of artificially turfed areas 

  • Weeding and hoeing of flower beds

  • Maintenance of hardstanding and courtyard areas

  • Hedge trimming

  • Pruning

  • Annual panting

  • Cutting back, blowing and leaf clearing

  • Fencing work

  • Management of tree stock, ensuring trees are safe and disease free

  • General site cleaning tasks

 

 

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
 

  • Previous landscape maintenance experience is desired but not essential

  • Horticultural qualifications are desired but not essential

  • Arborist, pesticide and machinery qualifications desirable but not essential

  • Full clean driving licence

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • All candidates must be prepared to undergo a DBS check

  • The candidates will be expected to conform to all H&S procedures on the site


 

WORKING HOURS
 

Hours: 40 hour working week which may be subject to annualised hours


 

PAY RATES

£8.50-£9.50 dependent on qualifications and experience

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Holidays: 20 paid days per annum plus all bank holidays
Additional training will also be provided