Temporary Grounds Maintenance Driver- Waste services

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Temporary Grounds Maintenance Driver- Waste services
Contract / Temporary

UBO 8240213659706

Posted: 1st August 2022 12:13
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.19 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month

  • Whitney,


What's involved with this role:

Temporary Grounds Maintenance Driver- Waste services

Reference no: UBO 8240213659706

A DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role; however the level of disclosure has not been specified by the client

The purpose of the role is to transport Waste and recycling Loaders to and from site including delivery of equipment where required.


Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planting and maintainance of trees, shrubs, and annual bedding schemes.
  • Grass care and maintenance; to include grass mowing using a wide range of mechanical equipment.
  • Undertake visual daily checks of any mower or plant before it is used to ensure that it is in good working order.
  • The application of pesticides.
  • Sports grounds maintenance.
  • General cleansing operations to green spaces and street scene locations to include sweeping, litter collection and emptying dog/litter bins.
  • Snow and ice clearing during the winter period
  • To drive and operate all vehicles, plant and machinery in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions and established good practice.
  • Undertake visual daily checks of the vehicle before it is used to ensure that the vehicle is in good working order.
  • Report any problems with the vehicle on the relevant paperwork and to the relevant department immediately.
  • Comply with all transport legislation.
  • Be responsible for driving Company vehicles safely, showing due regard for other road users and residents.
  • Ensure vehicle is left clean and empty at the end of each working day.


“Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Vehicle Licence to be able to drive a range of vehicles up to and including 3.5 tonnes gross weight
  • Trained PA1 or PA6 holder
  • Working at Height Qualification
  • Chainsaw Qualification
  • Power Pruner Qualification
  • Ride on Mower and Tractor operations
  • Trailer Training


Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Ability to undertake duties in a physical role.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads effectively.
  • Ability to work outside of normal hours.
  • Ability to accept and understand verbal and written communications
  • Good Numeracy and literacy skills to complete routine job documentation.
  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with eople at all levels.
  • Ability to be flexible, creative, and self-motivated and able to work autonomously.


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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.


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

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Clean Driving Licence
  5. 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.
  6. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: UBO 8240213659706
Temporary Grounds Maintenance Driver- Waste services
Client Category: Private Sector

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Client Category: Private Sector

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