Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Operative
Reports To: Estate Services Supervisor
To maintain grounds of the Aster Group properties as to good horticultural practice, meeting the programme of works and with due regard to Health and Safety and customer satisfaction.
Carry out the full range of horticultural and maintenance tasks required within the contract including, but not exclusively:
Herbaceous borders, shrub and flower borders, and pond maintenance
Hedge and grass cutting
Pruning and tree planting
Sweeping, clearing of litter, leaves and fly tipping
Application of pesticides
Assist in soft/hard landscape work
Assist the Estates caretaking team when necessary, including but not exclusively:
Cleaning of graffiti
Removing household waste from empty properties
Removing bulk rubbish items
Ensure that equipment and vehicles used are thoroughly checked prior to use, any faults or defects are reported with immediate effect and that maintenance logs are accurately and promptly maintained.
Routinely to clean vehicles inside and out, and ensure that basic maintenance tasks are regularly undertaken in accordance with local procedures and requirements.
Participate in planning, monitoring and reviewing team objectives.
Maintain routine administration records as required.
The particular duties and responsibilities attached to this post are, of necessity, and in many cases somewhat difficult to define. These duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility assumed.
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