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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Job Description

Thrive Oldham are seeking Grounds Maintenance Operative to start immediately.

You will be working for a local authority around the Oldham Borough, starting from Alexandra Park or Chadderton Town Hall.

Rate of pay: £12.00 per hour
Location: Starting at Alexandra Park or Chadderton Town Hall but will require to travel around the Oldham borough.
Shifts: Working hours will be, Monday to Thursday, 7:30 am to 16:00 pm & Friday, 7:30 am to 12:10 pm

About the role:

As a grounds maintenance operative, you will be required to travel around the Oldham Borough carrying out grass cutting operations, mainly using a ride-on mower. Other tasks may include;

  • Strimming of open spaces, gardens and grass areas
  • Cutting of hedges and pruning shrubs, bedding/planters
  • Cleaning and tidying areas after cutting grass.
  • Cleaning of all tools and equipment after use.
  • Weed spraying with appropriate chemicals.
  • Litter picking grass areas.
  • Emptying litter/dog bins.
  • Maintenance work.
  • Heavy lifting.

Candidate requirements:

  • Full UK driving license desirable
  • A minimum of 1-year experience as a ground maintenance operative is desirable

As a Thrive employee, you will have access to our exciting new benefits portal:

Discount outlet: Save money in shops, restaurants and UK attractions.
Employee support: with access to counsellors 24/7
Health & wellbeing services: including online health check and Gym discounts.
24/7 GP: to book appointments simply & quickly.
Payslips & pensions information.

Thrive Group are acting as an employment business in regards to these roles.