Published
May 16, 2022
Location
Sandy
Job Type
Job Code
JH42991
Salary
£20,444.00 per annum
Contact Name
Julie Hutchins

Description

Our client is seeking a Grounds Person/Handy Person to join their team on a permanent basis. Working hours are 37.5 hours per week working Monday to Friday. It will include occasional evenings and weekends.

Duties include:

· Under supervision to maintain grounds, council assets and premises owned (or cared for) to the required standard and schedule.

· Undertake routine preparation and maintenance work on a range of sports facilities and surfaces as detailed on work schedules or job tickets. (including but not limited to football & cricket grass cutting, pitch preparation, line marking, turf repairs and sand spiking)

· Undertake routine maintenance of the cemetery and closed churchyard. (Including but not limited to grass cutting & strimming, shrub and flower bed maintenance, litter picking, tree work)

· Undertake all preparatory and cultivation work to maintain safe quality playing surfaces. Carry out regular inspections of play equipment and basic repair work.

· Set up all sports pitches or amenity surfaces. Undertake minor construction and landscaping work.

· Drive vehicles and equipment as required for grounds maintenance operations – tractor, ride on mower and works vehicle.

· Monitor the use of consumables, items and spares and make arrangements for their replenishment.

· Ensure the safe use, storage, calibration and disposal of pesticides and similar hazardous substances.

· Litter picking of open areas and emptying of bins.

· Respond to emergencies including possible work outside standard hours to cover emergencies and attendance at council events.

Key Skills:

· Understanding of health and safety as well as COSHH

· Basic gardening skills

· Basic turf and grounds person understanding

· Full, clean driving licence

· Experience of grounds and property maintenance

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