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Grounds Maintenance Operative


  • £9 per hour
  • Wigton
  • Posted: 17/07/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: RSWC3993

Job Details

This position is being advertised by Riverside Recruitment who operate as an employment agency.

An exciting and varied role with an excellent opportunity to work alongside friendly and supportive people, to help make the local community better.

We are seeking hard-working people with a flexible and professional approach that can work well as part of a team as well as on their own.


On a daily basis you will be required to carry out seasonal maintenance tasks in public and commercial gardens/grounds. Some of these duties include:

  • Operating a ride on mower or triple
  • Strimming
  • Operating a pedestrian mower
  • Pitch line marking
  • Hedge trimming
  • Shrub pruning
  • Plant bedding
  • Recording completed works
  • Assisting in the completion of adhoc works when required

Key is that the successful candidates will have a full, clean driver’s license and Trailer Licence/Van Licence. Previous experience driving a trailer is important, but training can be provided and knowledge of plants and shrubs desirable.

Please note this is a physical job, and due to the location we require people local to Wigton or with their own car.

Hours will be full time - 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Thursday / 8:00 to 4pm Friday

Duration: 2/3 months June/July/August

If you feel this position is suitable to you please forward a CV today. Successful candidates will be selected for interview. Unfortunately we are sometimes due to high demand unable to get back to everyone, if this is the case with yourself, thank you for your application, however it does mean you were unsuccessful.