Semi-Skilled Operative

Location Ballycastle, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £7.50 per hour
Published 23 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Siobhan Holmes
Job Ref BA000SSO_1500998859

Job Description

Our Client, a Large Public Sector Organisation require a Grounds Maintenance Operative to start ASAP

Pay rate: £7.50 p/h

Location: Coleraine

Hours: 40 hours (Monday - Friday )

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Undertake constructional laboring 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 timesheets; accident report forms/records vehicle log books, etc
  • Cemetery duties include grounds maintenance works preparing and digging graves and backfilling

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 2 years experience in gardening and grounds maintenance operations
  • Driving license

Desirable Criteria:

  • Relevant horticultural qualification or qualification in a similar discipline

If you are interested in this position and meet ALL essential criteria please apply directly via the link.