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Grounds Maintenance Person

Grounds Maintenance Person

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Person
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: SDX/TP/299449/55719
Job Published: February 10, 2020 14:05

Job Description

Grounds Maintenance Person
Job Introduction
We currently have an opportunity for a Grounds Maintenance Person to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility
Undertaking grounds maintenance, horticultural and related tasks within the designated sites to the required specifications and quality standards
Undertaking all grass cutting
Edge trimming
General pruning
Undertaking the watering of plants, beds and containers on the site
Removal of rubbish from waste bins
Assist the Handyman and cleaning service as required
The collection and the removal of any waste arising from activities
Conducting relevant preventive maintenance checks of machinery provided for the undertaking of ground maintenance
To implement the principles and the practices of the Health and Safety and Assurance at work and the customer care whilst at work including reporting to your line manager any hazards, unsafe procedures or systems
To ensure appropriate company paper work is completed daily, weekly and monthly
The Ideal Candidate
Driving licence
Knowledge and experience of maintaining grass, shrubs etc.
Package Description
We are currently recruiting grounds maintenance operatives to join our team across the Wakefield district. This would ideally suit someone who likes to work out doors and has a hands-on approach. Experience with machines such as mowers, strimmer and spraying chemical is an advantage but if the right candidate is interested then training will be provided during employment.

A driving licence and trailer license is preferable, but all candidates will be considered.

About the Company
Sodexo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

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