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Assistant Grounds Maintenance Operative

Temporary (8 Months)
Public Sector and Government
Coleraine, County Londonderry
£11.89 - £12.18 per hour
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J8293_1715858120
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Job description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation based in Coleraine require Assistant Grounds Maintenance Operatives to join their team.

Locations : Ballymoney / Coleraine

Hours of work : 37 hrs per week

Hourly Rate : 1-12 weeks £11.89 13 weeks+£12.18

Main Duties :

  • Assist Grounds Maintenance staff with horticulture, gardening and general grounds maintenance works in Council facilities, public parks, sports grounds, cemeteries and similar open spaces, to the standards required.
  • To present a courteous attitude at all times by assisting with the promotion of good working relationships between Council staff and members of the public. If and as required, deal with on-site complaints and queries or refer to your line manager as necessary.
  • Ensure that the department complies with all statutory and legislative requirements by adhering to these requirements and working in accordance with good governance and health and safety requirements.
  • Ensure that all responsibilities are carried out in a timely and effective manner and that general confidentiality is maintained in all areas relating to the work of the Council.

Full JD available on request.


Essential Criteria :

  • An NVQ Level 2 in Amenity Horticulture or equivalent qualification.


  • A minimum of 12 months' grounds maintenance experience gained within a commercial environment to include the following:
  • Grass cutting, horticultural and grounds maintenance experience, including the set-up, safe use and routine maintenance of a range of horticultural equipment / machinery to include ride on grounds machinery;
  • General maintenance of outdoor areas e.g. parks
  • A full current driving licence (Category B+E valid in the UK).

If you are interested and meet all essential criteria please apply via the link.

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