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Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative

2.3 out of 5
£9.50 - £10.00 an hour - Full-time, Temporary contract, Fixed term contract



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  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme

Full job description

Salary: £9.50 - £10 (Negotiable depending on experience)
Location: Telford
Contract Type: Temporary contract until September
Contracted Hours: 40 hours per week
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday
Holiday entitlement: 20 days plus Bank Holidays

Do you enjoy working outside?

Are you looking to progress as our company continues to grow?

In Tivoli we always do our best to retain and develop people with the right attitude and ambition if an opportunity becomes available.

Job Purpose

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you’ll be part of a team responsible for carrying out grounds maintenance activities and assisting operations on site, ensuring that all work is carried out to the highest requirement and that a quality service is provided. You'll also ensure that all Health & Safety regulations are adhered to, and equipment is kept in a safe working condition.

Role of a Grounds Maintenance Operative includes:

· Grass cutting

· Litter picking

· Hedge cutting

· Shrub maintenance

· Leaf clearing

· Pathway gritting and minor snow clearance

· Communication with clients and customers

· Experience using commercial ped mowers, small machinery, hedge cutters, strimmers and blowers

· Understand and ensure compliance with standards set out in the Company quality system e.g., point of work and site-specific risk assessments

· Adhere to company standards such as risk assessments and COSHH

· Timely and accurate reporting of near misses, accidents, and incidents

· Responsibility for keeping machinery and equipment in good working condition and expediting rectification of faults etc as per Company process, as well as processing logs in relation to mileage and fuel

· Undertake all grounds maintenance works to specification achieving the highest standards at all times

About you

· This is an excellent opportunity for someone with existing Grounds Maintenance experience or for someone looking for a new career challenge

· You will be a good team player, but also willing to work on your own initiative

· Good work ethic, working with integrity and pride at all times

Required skills:

· Must be willing to undertake MOD/background security clearance checks where applicable(paid by the company)

· Familiar and comfortable with working in a physically demanding role and in severe weather conditions

· Good knowledge of grounds maintenance activities

· Good working knowledge of Health & Safety

· Valid driving licence is required due to the need to get to your place of work

In return Tivoli offers:

· Successful candidates will be offered full training

· Employee referral scheme

· Access to employee assistance programmes

· Contribution-based pension

· Birthday day off

· The opportunity to develop your career with a fast-growing company

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the country’s leading grounds maintenance companies.

An opportunity will present itself for the right candidates to progress.

If this role sounds great for you, apply now

About Tivoli

Tivoli is the UK’s leading independent grounds maintenance specialist with operations right across the country. We provide generalist and specialist grounds maintenance services to various clients across different sectors including the MOD, local authorities, housing associations and corporate clients.

Tivoli is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from different backgrounds. Appointments will be made on merit.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract
Contract length: 5 months

Salary: £9.50-£10.00 per hour


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Referral programme
  • Wellness programmes


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Have you applied to work at Tivoli before?
  • Have you ever worked for Tivoli?


  • Grounds Maintenance Maintencne: 1 year (preferred)


  • PA1 & PA6 Spraying Licence (preferred)
  • B&E Trailer Licence (preferred)
  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Application deadline: 31/08/2022
Reference ID: (Tiv-936)