Grounds Maintenance Operative - Medway

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Employing Division
Medway Norse
Ref
30561
Location
Gillingham, Kent
Postcode
ME7 1RX
Hourly rate
£8.18 - £8.53
Closing date
28/02/2019
Description

Medway Norse is part of Norse Group’s impressive portfolio of joint ventures, providing a range of services in partnership with Medway Council. A key element of Medway Norse is their delivery of grounds maintenance, and they are looking to recruit a number of Seasonal Ground Maintenance Operatives to join our service-driven team.

Whilst undertaking this role, you will focus on maintaining and improving the standard of gardens, highway verges, municipal parks and open spaces across Medway. You will be tasked with all aspects of grounds maintenance, including; grass cutting (with appropriate tools and machinery), hedge trimming, minor ground tree work, litter picking and weed control.

This is a seasonal position from March until Monday 30th September 2019. This role will be shift based, working 37 hours per week Monday – Friday between 07:00 – 16:30.

The successful candidate will ideally be able to demonstrate the following, however training will be provided where necessary:

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of Health and Safety related issues
  • COSHH, manual handling and preferably pesticide application knowledge (PA1 / PA6 Certified)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong focus on customer service and care
  • Driving licence is essential for the requirements of the role

 

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.

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