Grounds Maintenance Operative x 4

Grafton Recruitment - NI

Co. Antrim

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

Role : General Maintenance Operative x 4

Location : Ballymoney

Hours of work : 37 hrs per week

Hourly Rate : 1-12 weeks £7.83 p/hr 12 weeks + £9.16 p/hr

Start Date : 04/03/2019

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 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.
  • 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.

Job Snapshot

Job Type
Temporary Full-Time
See Description
Security, Trades & General
Job Roles
Grounds Maintenance
Min Experience
No Minimum Requirement
Employer Type
Recruitment Agency
Siobhan Holmes
Co. Antrim
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Employer Details

Grafton Recruitment - NI

The Boat,
49 Queens Square,
Co. Antrim,

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