Grounds Maintenance Operative

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary Up to £13.69 per hour
LocationRugby
Job type Temporary
Discipline Industrial & Logistics
Reference16667
ContactShawna Smith

Job description

Grounds Maintenance Operative

£13.69 per hour

37 hours Monday-Friday

Contract until October 2024

Opus People Solutions are recruiting on behalf of Rugby Borough Council for 3 Grounds Operatives to maintain the Parks, Open Spaces, grass verges working on the highways and other areas within the Borough of Rugby.

Responsibilities:

  • To mow grass using ride on and pedestrian mowing machinery, strimmer's, and blowers.
  • Carry out grounds' maintenance operations on Parks, Open Spaces and other areasworking to a high standard of presentation.
  • Carry out daily maintenance checks on vehicles and machinery.
  • Use of pesticides for the control of weeds and moss.
  • Undertake all duties in line with laid down specifications and service standards.
  • Using your own initiative to rectify small grounds maintenance issues.
  • Carry out the planting and maintenance of trees, and of tree and shrub plantations, and hedge laying.
  • The use and care of the horticultural machinery.