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Tractor Driver / Grounds Team Leader - job post

2.5 out of 5
Denby Depot, Codnor DE5
£12.54 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

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  • £12.54 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • No weekends
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


Denby Depot, Codnor DE5

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  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme
  • Store discount

Full job description

Tractor Driver / Team Leader - Vertas Derbyshire Limited

37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Monday to Friday

£12.54 per hour

About us:

Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-service facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is putting our staff and customers at the heart of everything we do.

The Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Tractor Driver / Team Leader to join our team. If you have a passion for delivering excellent customer service and want to make the difference, then apply for this role today.

Main responsibilities for the Tractor Driver / Team Leader:

General maintenance of site – primarily grass cutting of large areas and fields with the use of a tractor, gang mower and roller mowers.

Hedge cutting with tractor flails and any other general maintenance grounds maintenance tasks required.

General day to day maintenance of tractor and other equipment.

Use of a range of hand and powered equipment and ride-on mowers

Leading a small team and carrying out scheduled work to a high standard

Setting out and overmarking of sports pitches and upkeep of artificial/synthetic surfaces

Ensure company H&S policies are adhered to.

Making sure all daily checks have been completed by the team on relevant plant and machinery.

Completion of all necessary job records

The successful applicant will be:

Highly motivated

Experienced in commercial or amenity grounds maintenance

Experienced in tractor driving, gang mowing and roller mowing.

Experienced in the management and coordination of a small team.

Good communication and liaison skills

Ability to work under own initiative

Clean current driving licence

Understanding of the technical aspects of grounds maintenance, ie, specifications and health and safety requirements


Good plant knowledge

Horticultural qualification

Experience of towing a trailer

Experience in Grounds Maintenance

PA1 & PA6

Vertas is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands or final warnings which are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

Benefits :

Non contractual benefits

Lifeworks high street and online discounts

Company Pension

WeCare 24/7 employee assistance including remote GP and counselling

Mental Health First Aiders

Vertas Finest Recognition Scheme

Annual Making the Difference Awards

Refer a friend rewards

Personal Development opportunities including Aspire to Inspire and self led learning

We want enthusiastic individuals with a positive working attitude to join our team of 4,000 colleagues across the UK. Vertas Group are an inclusive and equal opportunities employer who believe that our people power what we do. We aim to ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities in which it operates.

Vertas Group operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme. Contact to find out more

Possession of PA1 and PA6 Pesticide Application Certificates.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £12.54 per hour

Expected hours: 37.5 per week


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme
  • Store discount


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Groundskeeping: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: VCF.4110 / VDL Tractor, Denby Depot

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