Key Operative - Grounds Maintenance

Job Title: Key Operative - Grounds Maintenance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salary: Up to £23000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28646
Contact Name: Spencer Cooney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Key operative - Grounds Maintenance

This is your chance to work for a successful professional progressive and expanding organisation at the heart of countryside management.

You will be a 'hands-on' pragmatic individual with a Grounds Maintenance, Horticultural or Landscaping background. You will be responsible for, delivering grounds maintenance, horticultural, agricultural and landscaping contracts: safely, to specification, to budget, on-time and in-full.

As a Grounds Maintenance Key Operative, you will be responsible for maintaining customer relationships, delivering projects, leadership and management of both yourself, colleagues and sub-contractors. It is expected that this role will develop and expand in tandem with the business.

You will demonstrate you existing skills in leading, managing and developing colleagues, while delivering multisite operations across a ground's maintenance portfolio.

In this role you will have a proven prior practical experience in countryside management undertaking agricultural, horticultural or landscaping activities. You will hold a 'full' and 'clean' driving licence, along with a towing licence (B & E) and PA1 - PA6 spraying tickets.

Ideally you will hold a CSCS / SMSTS card, have previous experience in Weed control, Hedge Maintenance, Border Maintenance as well as having knowledge of working with Strimmer's / Brush cutters, Ride-on Mowers and Tractor mowing.

In order to be successful in this role you must be suitable for working on sensitive sites as required and thus have a 'clean' unhindered return on a DBS check undertaken by the client.

This role would be ideal for you if you are seeking to further your career in the rural economy with extensive personal development opportunities.

In return you will receive pay in-line with skills, experience, and ambition, with a view of attracting the right individual, circa £23,000and bonus, including 22 days holidays per year, pension, and health insurance benefits.

For an informal chat about this role in confidence, please call Spencer on 01202 888986 Ext:256 or email

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