Grounds Maintenance Operative

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands County
Salary: £19,113 per annum + van + fuel
Start Date: 2019-06-06 00:00:00.0
Reference: 426919
Contact Name: James McGlone
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2019 11:59

Job Description

We're looking for someone who is experienced in landscaping and/or grounds maintenance to joining our landscaping team in Birmingham on a permanent basis. Ideally you will hold an NPTC qualification in brush cutter, pedestrian mower, ride on mower, hedge cutter and PA1 and PA6 in spraying pesticides (although relevant training will be provided where required). The role will require you to cover Birmingham and the surrounding areas, you must live in a suitable location to effectively cover that area of work.

In this hands-on role you will:

  • Carry out the grounds maintenance of our green spaces
  • Help with the clearance of our empty homes’ gardens
  • Be responsible for reporting neighbourhood and community issues
  • Be punctual, have excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude
  • Relish the variety and involvement on offer.

Being very aware of, and adhering to, health and safety regulations is imperative due to the nature of this role.

You will need a full UK driving licence and will be provided with a work vehicle to be shared with a colleague.

We can offer you a company pension and generous holiday leave starting at 27 days every year. We’ll also give you £500 per year to spend on a range of flexible benefits such as gym membership and dental care. To see the full list of benefits follow this link.

Closing date for applications is Friday 14th June with interviews taking place on Monday 24th June.

This is an exciting time to join Bromford; Glassdoor has named us as a top 5 best place to work in the UK for 2019 and we’ve merged with Merlin Housing and Severn Vale to create a new Bromford, meaning even more new homes, opportunities and relationships. We’ve set aside a joint investment of £1.5b as we plan to build 14,000 new homes over the next decade.

You can learn more about Bromford and what it’s like to work here by visiting and following us on Glassdoor, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Not the right role for you? See our full list of vacancies here.

Bromford Housing Group is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding employees and customers, as a result we will carry out pre-employment checks. The nature of these checks will vary according to the role applied for, and may include details of current/previous employment, unspent criminal convictions, education and proof of relevant qualifications. We will also be asking for references for everyone who is offered employment with us which must cover the last two years. In addition to this, all employees will be asked for evidence of their right to live and work in the UK - further information is available on the UK Government website.

We do not require recruitment agency support at this time - all speculative CVs will be treated as a direct application.