Skilled Groundsperson – Tractor Driver

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Skilled Groundsperson - Tractor Driver
Contract / Temporary

Nottinghamshire TCL 0008 58D0 / 1

Posted: 21st December 2023 16:12
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months


    NG9 6BS

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Skilled Groundsperson - Tractor Driver

Reference no: Nottinghamshire TCL 0008 58D0 / 1

Pay Rate: £11.59 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is 3-4 months


Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Someone with Tractor Diving skill and some one ideally local to the Broxtowe/Gedling area.

The post indicates Groundsperson as well but the real focus on this one needs to be the tractor driving bit. To deliver an effective and efficient daily grounds maintenance service to designated establishments

Key Responsibilities

  • Operating a Large tractor for the maintenance of sports pitches and gang mowing including using a variety of equipment as indicated in the Person Specification.
  • Skilled horticultural sportsground/arboricultural operations, including all duties as groundsperson.
  • Measuring, setting out and marking of all sports facilities, including football, hockey, rugby and athletics.
  • Preparing and maintaining sports facilities, including facilities for soccer, hockey, rugby, athletics, tennis, cricket, bowls, golf and all other sporting events. Facilities to include natural turf, hard porous, other non-turf surfaces including concrete, tarmac, simulated turf and other synthetic surfaces.
  • Maintaining the landscape and grounds, including the maintenance and preparation of border shrub care, pruning and tree work.
  • Apply chemicals in the operation of landscape maintenance.
  • Maintaining plant, machinery and equipment.
  • Working on all aspects of landscape construction and development of sports facilities, including cultivation and seeding, grading and planting trees and shrubs. Facilities to include natural turf, hard porous, other non-turf surfaces including concrete, tarmac, simulated turf and other synthetic surfaces.
  • Any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined, subject to the proviso that normally any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the Job Description in specific terms
  • Taking reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and other persons who may be affected by his/her activities and where appropriate safeguarding the health and safety of all persons under his/her control and guidance in accordance within the provision of health and safety legislation

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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:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.


  • NVQ Level 2 in Grounds Maintenance, City and Guilds Certificate in Grounds Maintenance or Equivalent Qualification


  • Comprehensive knowledge of Grounds Maintenance Techniques.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to supervise and cover during short term absence of the Team Leader
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative


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Job Ref: Nottinghamshire TCL 0008 58D0 / 1
Skilled Groundsperson - Tractor Driver
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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