Peabody employees

Environmental Operative (Grounds Maint)

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Hailey Road, DA18 4AA
Department: Environmental Services
Salary: £19500-22,000

Peabody is looking for an envirnmetal operative to provide landscaping and grounds maintenace

Purpose of the role:

To provide excellent front line customer service by providing environmental services to the community of Thamesmead to ensure a clean and safe and well maintained environment

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

 

 

 

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