Location: Manchester city
Salary: £12.79 Umbrella - £21k
Ground works maintenance
3 rd April start
Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment - from executive to operative level.
With offices in London, Manchester and the Southwest, we specialise in Housing, Construction, Facilities Management, Property, Surveying, Health & Safety and Sales. We supply candidates from executive to operative level, and are currently working with a Social housing contractor, who are looking for a Ground works maintenance based in Manchester City.
Day to Day:
To complete grounds maintenance activities to Great Places schemes and outdoor areas including grass cutting, edging, hedge trimming, planting, spraying, and clearance of leaves and litter.
The operation of a range of hand tools and equipment (inc. power tools), and vehicles; keeping them in good condition and storing them correctly.
Daily defect checks of tools and equipment, completing basic maintenance tasks of it and reporting damage and maintenance issues with them.
To report any graffiti, vandalism, repairs and defects in the external communal areas where you are working.
To follow all relevant quality standards and health and safety/COSHH requirements.
To work safely with herbicides/pesticides in accordance with regulations and report invasive weeds.
To support the Working Supervisor and contribute to team briefings and meetings.
To carry out any other tasks as and when required in line with the role.
Requirements (Skills & Qualifications):
Qualification in Horticulture - Desirable but not essential
First Aid Certificate - Desirable, training provide so don't worry if you don't have this or have never done any First Aid before
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE & SKILLS :
Experience of working in a grounds maintenance role or similar role.
Full Driving Licence
Experience of using a range of power tools and equipment.
PA1 and PA6A certificates - Desirable
Experience of a wide range of grounds maintenance activities e.g. Litter picking, mowing, planting, strimming and pruning.
Ability to carry out vehicle and equipment checks
Ability to lift waste and loose materials by hand
Experience using computer/tablet/hand held device and utilise computer based information for training and operational purposes
Ability to anticipate problems and find solutions
Ability to work within health and safety guidelines applicable to the role.
Salary £21,000 - Van & Tools to do the job
26 days holiday (plus bank holidays or days off in lieu) - increasing every 2 years
Access to on line benefits with savings on supermarkets shops, high street stores, holidays. Cycle to work schemes & much more
Health benefits package - joining for free can give you savings up to £1250/ annum - VB to confirm?
Enhanced sick pay, maternity & paternity pay
Training on all the equipment you will need to use
Recognised qualification opportunities
Please apply or contact Thomasina Swinglehurst on at Build Recruitment for further details.
We'll take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role. We'll also take references and may ask for proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
We work with a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, and we will work with you to identify clients in which your skills, experience and personality will fit. Once we submit you for a role you will receive support and regular communication throughout the interview process.
From there our commitment to you is all about being your career partner. We'll identify suitable jobs, provide support, and career guidance and even provide regular salary benchmarking.
Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.