Landscaper (Site Operative)

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Job Title : Landscaper (Site Operative)
Salary : £21673.60
Location : Birmingham

Job title: Landscaper (Site Operative)

Report to: Team Leader/Senior Supervisor/ Deputy Manager – as allocated

Key responsibilities:

  • You will be required to work supervised and unsupervised on specific projects and/or properties providing gardening techniques such as:
  • Lawn mowing
  • Strimming lawns and edges, defining lawn edges
  • Aeration
  • Top dressing
  • Hedge cutting & height reduction
  • Mechanical weed control & Hard surface operations
  • Border maintenance
  • Soft Landscaping – assist when required
  • Other general gardening operations including litter picking ,refuse collection, street sweeping, leaf clearance
  • Working with ride-on machinery and powered tools.
  • During Winter you will monitor the grit bins on site, reporting on the status of contents; also, to assist with spreading grit or removing snow as required.
  • Developing the projects and/or properties you will be working on by proactively seeking ways to enhance their appearance. To include:-
  • Ensuring the site is clean and tidy – , ensuring that each site is left clean, tidy and in a litter free condition at the end of the site visit. litter picking& emptying litter bins as required
  • Monitoring the skips on site; reporting the status of its contents.
  • Site problem reporting including fly-tipping ,graffiti, blocked or damaged drains, vandalism.
  • Assisting with basic site maintenance tasks :sweeping footpaths, car parking spaces and kerb edges, weeding borders etc
  • Developing the speed required to complete onsite tasks within the allocated time frames
  • Site Operatives will be required to proactively develop skills & necessary techniques to increase speed and ability on the job.
  • Developing their own gardening techniques and horticultural skills to proactively enhance the appearance of the projects and/or properties.
  • When working on high profile properties e.g. clients Head Offices or buildings of significance, Site Operatives to ensure work standards are of the highest quality.
  • Ensuring that day to day operations of the business run smoothly. Including:
  • Complete entries into day diaries on a daily basis
  • Complete all administrative documentation , risk assessments, time sheets and mileage logs on a weekly basis
  • Identify refuelling needs
  • Maintain all company equipment ; clean all tools used at the end of each day, regularly cleaning vans.
  • Any other tasks as necessary to support the work of the company and raise the profile of Bennett Landscapes.

Key skills and attributes:

  • Previous experience in Landscape / Grounds Maintenance.
  • Ability to operate a range of horticultural equipment including power and hand tools, push mowers, strimmers, hedge cutting equipment etc
  • A full UK driving licence is preferable and ideally a trailer licence.

Experienced and established provider of contracted grounds maintenance

supplying a comprehensive range of services to both the Public and Private sectors.

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