Grounds Maintenance Operative

  • Job Reference: JO-2103-14978
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Luton
  • Salary: £9.81
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description


Grounds/Gardening experience required


- Undertake grass cutting and other grounds and gardens maintenance duties to specified standards using a wide range of ride on and pedestrian controlled plant and machinery, hand held equipment and hand tools. Paying particular attention to the security of parks/work locations by ensuring that all areas are left secure & with barriers locked.

- Assist higher graded employees to mark out sports pitches, undertake fine turf maintenance, and gardening duties such as shrub pruning and planting to recognised horticultural standards.

- Undertake duties, such as hoeing, weeding, digging, leaf raking, grass cutting, ground working and hedge cutting to the required standards.

- Undertake litter picking by hand in parks and amenity areas throughout the Borough to specified standards. Sweep hard surface areas by hand, as and when required, to remove glass and other extraneous material.