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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Location:
All Locations
Position Type
Maintenance
Salary Details:
£12.50 per hour DOE
Our Story
For over 35 years, Mick George Ltd has been the driving force behind a vision for growth, expansion and diversification.

Today we are a major supplier to the UK construction industry, providing a broad range of services from Skip Hire and Waste Management, Aggregates & Concrete Supply right through to Earthworks, Asbestos Management and Demolition. Our Facilities Management division offers a wide range of services to commercial and residential clients for reactive and planned maintenance, right through to refurbishment and building installation.

We know our people are our greatest asset, and that is why we invest in making sure we have the best people throughout the business. We encourage and support every employee in achieving their career aspirations; propelling the business forward and enabling us to achieve the high standards our customers expect throughout their Mick George journey.

Role Insight
Due to continued expansion and growth Mick George Ltd are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Ground Maintenance Operative to travel to our sites around East Anglia and the East Midlands. The successful candidate will play a vital role in undertaking all aspects of ground maintenance.
 
  • Duties will include but are not limited to maintenance of 280 acres of grassland including grass cutting, weed killing, spraying/fertilising, hedge trimming etc.

  • Responsibility for the Health and Safety of themselves, their work colleagues and others who may be affected by their activities, working in accordance with the company’s safety procedures.

  • Ensure the safe use, storage, calibration and disposal of pesticides and other similar substances.

  • To perform any other duties relevant which might be specified from time to time by your Supervisor.

  • Tractor duties will include grass topping

  • Clearing around shrubs and trees

  • Working on a variety of sites such a Quarries and Waste Transfer Stations.

Key Skills/Qualifications required
  • Ground maintenance and tractor experience essential 

  • PA1 PA6 Chemical spraying will be required.

  • Must confident with the use of hand tools  

  • Basic Health and safety Knowledge.

  • Ability to conduct own method & risk assessments.

  • Must be flexible with work hours.

  • Driven to complete tasks above expectations.

  • Trailer Licence preferable

  • Chainsaw licence would be desirable.