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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Job Type : Permanent, Contract, Full Time

Salary : £8.72/annum

Pinnacle Group provides people-first, integrated services across a range of community-facing assets and infrastructure – including multi-tenure housing, schools, open spaces, public buildings, utilities and broadband networks – as well as a range of complementary employment and wellbeing outcomes. Across the UK, Pinnacle supports over 300,000 homes, 200 schools and 80 public buildings creating value, providing stewardship and generating positive outcomes for our customers, our partners and our clients.

Our FM business delivers Facilities Management to homes, public and private sector bodies including Registered Providers, schools, universities and blue light statutory authorities. We pride ourselves on placing people at the centre of what we do, while maintaining our values of high quality and excellent customer care.

The Role

Pinnacle Group are looking for 2 Grounds Maintenance Operative's who will visit various developments and will be responsible for all aspects of practical amenity horticulture to the highest standards. The sites will need to be visited on weekly/fortnightly basis with schedules set in place for ease of working and getting around to each development in a timely manner.

Duties/Key Responsibilities

•The safe use of ride-on mowers, rotary mowers, strimmer’s, leaf blowers and other horticultural machines
•Soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging, and pruning
•Lawn maintenance and repairs
•Bed preparation and planting
•Hedge and shrub trimming
•Keeping the borders, clear and free from debris and litter at all times
•Gritting, salt spreading and snow clearing when required
•To keep the tools clean and damage free, report to manager when necessary
•Ensuring that all visited locations are left in a clean and tidy state
•Maintenance of records relating to tasks performed, materials and equipment
•Promotion of safe working practices
•Reporting any faulty equipment, damage, vandalism, or potential hazard to the Contract Manager

Duties Continued

•Promote and ensure the good reputation of the company
•Carry out any other duties commensurate with the position
•Care and maintenance of company vehicle and reporting any damage or defects
•Use of Job Watch to carry out the jobs everyday
Skills Required
•Full UK Driver’s License (experience in towing trailer with equipment required)
•Ability to work to laid down schedules and in all weather conditions
•PA1/PA6 qualifications (or equivalent) are desirable
•Knowledge of the use of chemicals (COSHH) and Health and Safety legislation is desirable
•Obligation to adhere to safe working practices and ensure due consideration is given to the safety of the residents and the public

Pinnacle Recruitment (Services) strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, trade union activity, marital status, religious belief or sexual orientation.

We are Armed Forces friendly. We welcome applications from ex-Armed Forces personnel, reservists, armed forces veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners

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