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    Grounds Maintenance Operative


    England, Essex, Braintree

    Job Type:

    £11.52 - £12.49 per hour

    Grounds Maintenance


    We have an exciting opportunity to work for the local council as a grounds maintenance operative. Pay rates from £11.52 per hour depending on shifts. This role is based in Braintree.

    Main Duties of Grounds Maintenance Operative:

    – To carry out a range of tasks defined within the relevant specifications and work schedules, which encompass the Horticultural Service, including: grounds maintenance activities, Grass cutting, sports field maintenance, hedge cutting, shrub bed maintenance and litter-picking

    – To complete all documentation in respect of the above

    – To use and maintain a range of vehicles, plant, tools and equipment in accordance with Manufacturer’s instructions, including the completion of all maintenance checks.

    – To wear the Council’s protective uniform and comply with all Health and Safety legislation/regulations, including: safe working practices, risk/COSHH assessments


    Before 12 weeks: £11.52, OT rate: £17.28
    After 12 weeks: £12.49, OT rate: £18.75

    Standard working week: 37 hours

    About You:

    – Previous experience within ground maintenance is preferred, particularly if this experience is within another local council.
    – Experience working with a range of powertools

    First Call Contract Services are an employer of choice for candidates from many backgrounds, such as delivery driver, warehouse, customer service, support worker, retail associate, cleaner and many more.

    Why work with First Call?

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