Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Drivers

Reference

VAC-3153

Sector

Horticulture

Salary

£9.75 to £0 Per Hour

Town/City

Newtonabbey

Contract Type

Temporary

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MPA are seeking to recruit a number of Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Drivers for work within the Antrim Borough.
Drivers will be required to carry out general ground maintenance duties, as well as driving a vehicle and trailer combination of up to 8.25 tonnes.
Successful candidates will be placed across various sites within the Newtonabbey Borough.

 

Grounds Maintenance Driver Duties will include:

  • Operate vehicles and tools as necessary to perform assigned duties.
  • Complete daily checks on vehicles, machines and equipment to include tyres, water, fuel and oil.
  • Ensuring grounds & horticultural areas are maintained to include Playgrounds, Cemeteries, Parks and Pitches.
  • Carry out maintenance duties such as litter and leaf collection, hedge cutting, planting, sweeping, weed control operations, administering fertilisers and praying pesticides.
  • Routine constructional labouring to include the backfilling of graves.
  • Cleaning of communal buildings, toilets, showers, changing rooms and community areas.
  • Implementation of adverse weather programmes i.e salt/flooding.
  • Removal of hazardous waste and ensuring correct disposal.

 

Essential Criteria

  • Full Current Driving Licence
  • 2 Years’ experience in horticultural work to include flowerbed maintenance & planting.
  • A working knowledge of grass cutting, grounds maintenance techniques and horticultural materials.
  • A satisfactory level of general fitness, due to significant manual handling elements of the post.

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Valid C1+E Licence.
  • Valid CPC Driver Qualification Card.
  • PA1 & PA6A certificate for safe use of pesticides.
  • NVQ L2 Qualification in Amenity Horticulture.
  • Qualification in Road Management/Traffic Control.
  • NPTC in use of chainsaws.

To register interest for this position please forward your CV to tina.campbell@mparecruitment.co.uk.
For further information or assistance please call Tina on 02895211111
 

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