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Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Location Coleraine
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £10.19 per hour
Published about 1 year ago
Start date Asap
Contact email Siobhan Holmes
Job ref CC684_1662562199

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 :

  • An NVQ Level 2 in Amenity Horticulture or equivalent qualification.
  • OR
  • A minimum of 12 months' grounds maintenance experience gained within a commercial environment to include the following:
  • Grass cutting, horticultural and grounds maintenance experience, including the set-up, safe use and routine maintenance of a range of horticultural equipment / machinery to include ride on grounds machinery;
  • General maintenance of outdoor areas e.g. parks.
  • A full current driving licence (Category B+E valid in the UK).

Desirable Criteria :

  • Lantra (or similar) approved training in Grounds Maintenance Equipment.
  • Certified under NHSS Traffic Management Scheme.
  • Hold a valid Health & safety CSR/CSCS card.
  • Excavator and/or tractor driving qualification.

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

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