Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Location Coleraine, County Londonderry
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £10.19 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date Asap
Contact Siobhan Holmes
Job ref CC684_1653781038

Job description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation based in Ballymoney/Coleraine require Grounds Maintenance Operatives to join their team.

Role : Grounds Maintenance Operative

Locations : Coleraine / Ballymoney

Hours of work : 37 hrs per week / Monday to Friday

Hourly Rate : £10.19 p/hr

Main Duties :

  • General maintenance of public parks, playing fields, play areas, picnic sites, landscaped areas and similar open spaces as scheduled, including the collection and removal of litter.
  • Undertake seeding, propagation, planting, mulshing tending and weeding of flower and shrub beds, pruning, grass cutting, hedge trimming.
  • Use where appropriate chemical weed controls under direction of the charge hand, complying with manufacturers' instructions and COSHH regulations.
  • Edging of paths, paved areas and flower beds.
  • Basic setting out and marking of sports pitches.
  • Erection, inspection, maintenance and dismantling of sports and play equipment.
  • Cemetery duties include grounds maintenance works preparing and digging graves and backfilling.


Full Job Description available on request.

Essential Criteria :

  • At least 2 years experience in Gardening and / or Ground Maintenance Operations.
  • Knowledge of Gardening / general maintenance manual and powered tools.
  • Hold a valid driving licence which permits the holder to pull a trailer. ('C1 & E' Driving Licence motor cars or light vans with up to 8 passengers seats and up to 7500kg with a trailer with 750kg (8,750KG)

Desirable Criteria :

  • Relevant Horticultural qualification or qualification in a similar discipline.

If you are interested and MEET ALL ESSENTIAL CRITERIA please apply via the link.

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