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Grounds Operative

Job title: Grounds Operative
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire, England
Industry: Trades & Labour
Salary: £22000 per annum
Reference: JO-2107-244295
Contact name: Sam Mordant
Contact email:

Job description

We are recruiting for an experienced Grounds operative to look after a large and prestigious site in the Chester area. You will be working for a world wide, renowned facilities company.

It is a permanent role and is paying circa £22,000 depending on experience.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that Planned Preventative Ground and Horticultural Maintenance is carried out in line with task schedules and industry best practices.
  • Identify any issues and defects found to Line Manager.
  • Attend site and carry out reactive repairs
  • To clear litter, leaves and debris from around the site, and clean up spillages as required. 
  • Emptying of general waste, recycling and cigarette bins, sweeping
  • To ensure that gullies, drains etc. are kept free from debris
  • To dispose of waste materials in a safe, hygienic manner ensuring that it is available for collection as required. 
  • Painting – as required 
  • First line maintenance of fixtures and fittings, examples: tightening  screws on window hinges, maintenance on door handles, minor repairs as a temporary measure after break-ins, vandalism etc. 
  • To maintain appropriate records for QHSE logbooks.
  • To assist and host where necessary, personnel visiting the site such as contractors

Candidate requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience using gardening tools such hedge cutters, strimmer, mower
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Good working attitude

If you are interested in applying for this role please click the APPLY button now.

Please note if you have not had a response within 5 days, then please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

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