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Environmental Operative - Grounds

  • Employer: Peabody
  • Reference: 500237
  • Published: Thu 22/07/2021, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 05/08/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £22,379 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thamesmead, Westminster

Job no: 500237
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Thamesmead
Department: Customer Services
Salary: £22379

Peabody is looking for an environmental operative- grounds

Departmental Responsibilities:

 To carry out bed maintenance, including leaf removal, weeding and pruning and a variety of soft and hard landscape maintenance with hand tools or machines 

  • To carry out grass to cutting, both with hand machines and ride-on machines
  • To remove leaves from both hard and soft landscapes areas
  • To remove litter from both hard and soft landscape areas including bins
  • To carry out weed and pest control
  • To assist with the waterways when required
  • To assist park-mobile when required
  • To assist the tree gangs when required
  • To ensure that paths are salted where and when appropriate and participate in the snow clearance
  • To wear all protective clothing and uniform provided
  • To ensure that Peabody H&S requirements as a landlord, as a service provider and as an employee are adhered to 

 Skills/Experience required:

  • Basic literacy skills desirable or ability to undertake training.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety in the work place, with the ability to apply this with due regard whilst working in public areas.
  • General knowledge relating to landscaping supported either by qualification or significant experience
  • Ability to carry out environmental works as contained in the job description paying attention to the very physical nature of the work and working in cold and dirty conditions.
  • General experience of environmental works in landscaping field.
  • Practical experience supported by the ability to develop and undertake training
  • Ability to use all communication equipment.
  • Demonstrates practical experience in the use of a wide range of powered equipment with the ability to train as and when required.

 Qualifications required:

  • Competent driver with a full valid driving licence is essential along with the ability to drive to min 3500Kg
  • Horticultural qualifications gained through short modular route or formal training

 Attendance bonus will be paid in November, this can be up to c £900.

25 days holiday, rising to 28 days after completion of 5 years service.

Basic Salary+ Annual Bonus + Employee Benefit & Reward Scheme.

Previous applicants are requested not to reapply.

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  • Employer: Peabody
  • Reference: 500237
  • Published: Thu 22/07/2021, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 05/08/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £22,379 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thamesmead, Westminster

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