Grounds Maintenance Operative

Weymouth, Dorset, England
£12.9 to £12.9/Hour
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November 11, 2020

Grounds Maintenance Operative

Weymouth, Dorset

Temporary Contract

IMMEDIATE START until 24th Dec 2020

£12.90 per hour

Mon to Fri 07.30am to 15.30pm

37.00 hours per week



Seeking an Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our client on a temporary basis.

You must be over 18 and hold a full manual UK driving licence. The client has requested CVs to be up to date with experience and proof of Strimming certificate held.

  • To maintain grounds of properties as to good horticultural practice, meeting the programme of works and with due regard to Health and Safety and customer satisfaction.
  • Carry out the full range of horticultural and maintenance tasks required within the contract including, but not exclusively:
  • Soil preparation, planning and maintenance
  • Herbaceous borders, shrub and flower borders, and pond maintenance
  • Hedge and grass cutting
  • Pruning and tree planting
  • Sweeping, clearing of litter, leaves and fly tipping
  • Application of pesticides
  • Watering
  • Assist in soft/hard landscape work
  • Assist the Estates caretaking team when necessary, including but not exclusively:
  • Cleaning of graffiti
  • Removing household waste from empty properties
  • Removing bulk rubbish items
  • Ensure that equipment and vehicles used are thoroughly checked prior to use, any faults or defects are reported with immediate effect and that maintenance logs are accurately and promptly maintained.
  • Routinely to clean vehicles inside and out, and ensure that basic maintenance tasks are regularly undertaken in accordance with local procedures and requirements.
  • Maintain routine administration records as required.


  • Up to date CV showing previous working experience in similar role.
  • Hold Strimming certificate
  • Trailer licence, PA1 and PA6 would be an advantage but not essential
  • Passport or Birth Certificate with National Insurance Proof
  • Full UK Manual Driving licence – No more than 3 points (LGV Class C or C+E)

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

City Centre Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to Grounds Maintenance Operative

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