TWO Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Weymouth, Dorset, England
£12.9 to £13.23/Hour
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September 22, 2020

TWO Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Weymouth, Dorset

Temporary Contract – Could lead to perm for the right candidate

£12.90 per hour increasing to £13.23 after 12 weeks

Mon to Fri 07.30am to 15.30pm

37.00 hours per week



Our client brings together specialist-housing businesses under one brand. They are seeking TWO Grounds Maintenance Operatives to join their general maintenance team on a temporary basis. For the right candidate it could lead to a permanent position at the client’s discretion.

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 certificates in Strimmer/ Hedge cutter as a minimum.

The Job:

  • To visit sites (using company van) completing grounds maintenance of cutting grass and hedges in and around Weymouth and Portland area in Dorset
  • 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.


  • Up to date CV showing previous working experience in similar role.
  • Strimmer/ Hedge cutter certificates
  • Spray certificates would be an advantage but not essential
  • Ride on mower experience 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 TWO Grounds Maintenance Operatives

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