Grounds Maintenance Operative

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Part Time
£20,000 to £29,999
£21k - 22k per year
North East
Ellesmere Port
26-05-2023 03:11 PM
23/06/2023 03:11

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Operative 

Location: Ellesmere Port - CH1

Salary: £22,000 

Hours: Mon-Thurs - 22 hours

Holidays: 25 + 8 Bank Holidays

You will be working for one of the largest Facilities Maintenance Companies in the World. They are a well-known global company who specialise in the Commercial, Industrial, Retail, Government, Healthcare and Educational sectors.

They are looking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Operative based at a prestigious site in Ellesmere Port.

Purpose of Job:

  • To provide efficient and effective grounds maintenance support to the site.
  • Ensuring general appearance of the grounds are maintained in accordance with the required standards.
  • Observe safe working practices in carrying out the required duties and ensure that instructions specified by management are adhered to.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the professional image of the company at all times.
  • Ensure that Planned Preventative Grounds and Horticultural Maintenance is carried out in line with task schedules and industry best practices
  • Inclusive of Winter Contingency and associated gritting.
  • Grass cutting using tractor with attachments, petrol lawnmowers and strimmer.
  • Weed control .
  • To clear litter, leaves and debris from around the site, and clean up spillages as required.
  • Tree pruning as necessary.
  • Identify any defects found to Line Manager.
  • Attend site and carry out reactive repairs as instructed by Line Manager.
  • 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.


  • Knowledge of Grounds maintenance
  • Time management skills, organisational skills and ability to prioritise
  • Ability to communicate to a diverse range of people verbally and in writing (Personable and approachable)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to follow schedules and planned grounds maintenance tasks
  • Flexible approach to work and flexible hours (seasonable) May be required to work in adverse weather conditions

Required Skills:

  • Lantra or similar qualifications needed in sit on mowers, tractors, strimmer's, hedge cutters
  • Licence for pesticide spraying Licenced for trailer towing
  • Valid current driving licence

Preferred Skills:

  • Fork Lift truck Licence (4 tonne or less)
  • Chainsaw licence

The offer:-

  • Mon-Thurs 
  • Up to £22,000

Apply with CV FAO Sharon or call  0161 519 5505

We also offer £250 Amazon vouchers for any successful referral's - So if you know anyone currently on the lookout, Feel free to send them my way

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