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Grounds Maintenance Operative - Driver - Connect2Luton

Date Posted: May 07, 2023
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Role: Grounds Maintenance Operative (Driver) Connect2Luton are excited to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Operative on behalf of Luton Borough Council within their Place & Infrastructure department. Main purpose of position: To undertake a range of horticultural/grounds maintenance and sports turf maintenance tasks throughout the Borough of Luton. As a Grounds maintenance Operative, you will be responsible to Undertake grass cutting and other grounds and gardens maintenance duties to specified standards using a wide range of ride on and pedestrian controlled plant and machinery, hand held equipment and hand tools. Paying particular attention to the security of parks/work locations by ensuring that all areas are left secure & with barriers locked. Assist higher graded employees to mark out sports pitches, undertake fine turf maintenance, and gardening duties such as shrub pruning and planting to recognised horticultural standards. Undertake duties, such as hoeing, weeding, digging, leaf raking, grass cutting, ground working and hedge cutting to the required standards. Undertake litter picking by hand in parks and amenity areas throughout the Borough to specified standards. Sweep hard surface areas by hand, as and when required, to remove glass and other extraneous material.Skills and Experience Some experience of using grass cutting machinery Some gardening experience Able to work well as part of a team Able to use own initiative when undertaking tasks Able to deal politely and tactfully with a wide range of people Able to follow verbal and written instructions Current valid category B driving licence, to operating ride on machinery and to transport staff and equipment to various sitesAbout Us Luton Borough Council have partnered with Kent County Council to create Connect2Luton, a recruitment managed service for all contingent temporary agency, contract, and interim roles at the Council. Our heritage and being local government owned which means we have a wealth of knowledge and expertise within the public sector, with many of our employees having previously worked for the Council or have supplied previously into the Council, for several years. We are an equal opportunities employment agency and business that positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates. Connect2Luton, part of Luton Borough Council & Kent Commercial Services LLP, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates

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    Luton, United Kingdom
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    Jun 02, 2023

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