Service Care Solutions Ltd

Driver/Grounds Operative

Service Care Solutions currently have a vacancy for a Grounds Maintenance Operative who holds a Full UK Driving Licence for a local authority based in Greater Manchester.

Main responsibilities will include to maintain the Authority's grounds in accordance with contract specification while also carrying out driving duties.

  • To drive and be responsible for allocated vehicles, duties which would include vehicle checks, required maintenance and cleaning, transporting goods, equipment and personnel, assisting in loading and unloading vehicles and completion of associated paper work.

  • Whilst not driving, to undertake ancillary duties as appropriate to the type of work undertaken by the teams being serviced, which would include:-

  • Grass cutting, edging, weeding, hoeing, sweeping, raking, strimming, hedge clipping, clearing ditches and drains, digging, forking, watering, scarifying, rolling, manuring, clearance of rubbish, cleaning of buildings, site preparation, over-marking of sports areas, erecting and dismantling sports equipment, fertilising, simple pruning, supervised planting, supervised Arboricultural work, supervised use of weed killers and chemicals, supervised propagation, constructional labouring and other work of a similar type complementary to a more skilled operation undertaken by a higher graded gardener, the use of powered hand tools, ride on grass cutting machinery and light plan for these purposes when instructed.

  • Assisting higher graded gardeners in their work when directed.

  • Litter pick and preserve the green spaces from waste.

  • Requirements of this role;

  • Flexible to work within different areas when required.

  • Full UK Driving Licence.

  • Experience of working in a similar role.

  • For more details and to apply email Prakash at or call 01772 208967.

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