Grounds Maintenance Operative

Grounds Maintenance Operative Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our team.


  • Grass cutting;
  • weeding;
  • Ensuring that the various clients sites are kept clean and tidy and free of litter;
  • Processing, planting and potting trees and shrubs;
  • strimming;
  • Hedge cutting;
  • You will be required to ensure that all sites and external areas are maintained to an exceptional and reputable standard;
  • Experience in propagating, growing vegetables and flowers;
  • Managing the upkeep of local green spaces as well as highways;
  • Operating machinery such as hedge cutters, strimmers and tractor flails (if experienced);
  • General ground maintenance duties using hand tools and powered horticultural machinery;
  • To support ways of working to improve recycling, waste minimisation and maintenance of parks;
  • Carry out general cleansing, waste management, grounds maintenance and park keeping duties as directed by supervisor;
  • Working with hedge trimmers, lawn mowers and various other pieces of machinery;
  • Preserving and sustaining machinery.


  • Excavator / Digger driving;
  • NPORS;
  • Previous experience in grounds maintenance or a similar role;
  • CPCS;
  • Full UK Driving Licence with experience in driving a van;
  • Previous experience of working with machinery;
  • Certification in PA1, PA2 or PA6 spraying;
  • Welding;
  • The ability to work unsupervised to a high standard;
  • Carpentry;
  • Previous experience of working outdoors;
  • Grounds maintenance;
  • NPTC ( Chainsaw license).