Grounds Maintenance Operative x4

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Grounds Maintenance Operative x4
Contract / Temporary

MCC TCL 0008 4A02 / 1

Posted: 13th December 2023 09:51
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.90 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 07:00 - 14:30

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


    M22 4RQ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Grounds Maintenance Operative x4

Reference no: MCC TCL 0008 4A02 / 1

Pay Rate: £10.90 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, 07:00 - 14:30

This opening assignment is 3 months


You will be working outside in Parks, Opens Spaces and Highways verges carrying out hedge cutting, strimming, tree lifting, weeding and edging in the winter as well as litter bin emptying an picking. If the role extends to the summer then you will be mowing using machines ranging from pedestrian mowers to ride on mowers.

Training will be provided and so previous experience is not essential for the right candidate, but would be preferable

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively and efficiently deliver a wide range of operational services which safeguard residents, visitors and businesses.
  • Assist and with the training and development of team members to ensure that staff are equipped to carry out their work to the highest standards in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Undertake duties in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with established Health and Safety requirements, legislation and City Council policies, practices and procedures.
  • Where necessary use a range of equipment to undertake duties to ensure the environment is effectively and efficiently cleaned and maintained.
  • Ensure that records are completed and maintained with sufficient information and accuracy in line with agreed service standards and timescales.
  • Represent the Council in a professional and responsible manner to the general public and stakeholders.
  • Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement.
  • Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • A driving licence is not essential but would be preferable.


  • Demonstrates an understanding of the views of others and communicates in a realistic and practical manner using appropriate language and medium, listens attentively to views and issues of others and responds to issues arising.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to organize multiple tasks in the most effective way, and allocate time and energy according to task complexity and priority
  • Ability to think creatively and provide innovative solutions to problems. Has ability to develop new approaches to finding solutions outside of existing parameters.


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Job Ref: MCC TCL 0008 4A02 / 1
Grounds Maintenance Operative x4
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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