Grounds Maintenance Operative

Location Coleraine, County Londonderry
Job type Temporary
Salary £9.00 - £9.74 per hour + n/a
Published 12 months ago
Start date 13/05/2019
Contact Siobhan Holmes
Job reference CC00258_1559644190

Job description

Our Client, a Large Public Sector Organisation based in Coleraine require General Maintenance Operatives to join their team.

Role : General Maintenance Operatives

Location : Parks and Nursery New Mills Road Depot

Hours of work : Full Time and Part time hrs available

Hourly Rate : 1-12 weeks £9.00 p/hr 12 weeks + £9.74 p/hr

Start Date : 13/05/2019

Anticipated end date : 25/10/2019

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 manufacturer's instructions and COSHH regulations.
  • Edging of paths, paved areas and flower beds.
  • Report all accidents which may occur and report all incidents of damage to Council property/equipment.
  • Basic setting out and marking of sports pitches.
  • Erection, inspection, maintenance and dismantling of sports and play equipment.
  • Record and retain detailed records of inspections in the format required.
  • Undertake constructional labouring work and the safe operation of a range of assorted tools and equipment.
  • Responsible to the line supervisor for the associated resources/machinery necessary to perform the work. Including safe operation, routine maintenance and ensuring same are kept clean.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork e.g. completing weekly time-sheets; accident report forms/records vehicle log books, etc.
  • Cemetery duties includes grounds maintenance works preparing and digging graves and back-filling.
  • Undertake any other duties as deemed appropriate to the achievement of the purpose and function of this post.

Essential Criteria :

  • At least 2 years experience in Gardening and / or Ground Maintenance Operations.
  • Driving Licence ( Minimum Category B )
  • CSR training or Grounds Maintenance Equipment Training (Lantra approved or equivalent approved ).

Desirable Criteria :

  • Relevant Horticultural qualification or qualification in a similar discipline.
  • Driving Licence ( Minimum Category C1 + E )

If you are interested and meet all essential criteria please apply via the link.

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