Grounds Operative

  • Company: Worthing Homes
  • Location: Worthing
  • Salary: Up to £18,245 per annum
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The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualification in Horticulture (NVQ Level 2, City & Guilds or similar) 

  • Certificate in handling and dealing with chemicals (NPTC PA1/6)

  • Extensive experience of using of general horticultural machinery

  • Experience in the maintenance of open spaces, gardens and play areas

  • Full Driving Licence/ Good plant skills/Strong Teamwork skills/Experience of using IT to record data

Main responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Team Leader maintain all open spaces to include: Grass cutting, hedge cutting, border maintenance, gritting, leaf clearance, litter picking and clearance as required

  • To undertake all duties within the Grounds Team in accordance with our work schedule and ensure all areas are left clean and tidy after work is completed, complying with Health & Safety procedures.

  • Ensure all requests and enquires from either the customer or other sections of Worthing Homes for grounds maintenance are processed quickly and efficiently.

  • To operate all vehicles, machinery and equipment in a safe manner.

  • Ensure the depot is clean, tidy and safe at all times/ Keep up to date records as required

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