Peabody has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Operative to provide landscaping and grounds maintenance at Hailey Rd, Thamesmead .
You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £21,465 per annum .
The Environmental Operative role :
You will provide excellent front line customer service by providing environmental services to the community of Thamesmead to ensure a clean and safe and well maintained environment.
Responsibilities of our Environmental Operative include :
Carry out bed maintenance, including leaf removal, weeding and pruning and a variety of soft and hard landscape maintenance with hand tools or machines
Carry out grass to cutting, both with hand machines and ride-on machines
Remove leaves from both hard and soft landscapes areas
Remove litter from both hard and soft landscape areas including bins
Carry out weed and pest control
Assist with the waterways when required
Assist park-mobile when required
Assist the tree gangs when required
Ensure that paths are salted where and when appropriate and participate in the snow clearance
Wear all protective clothing and uniform provided
Ensure that Peabody H&S requirements as a landlord, as a service provider and as an employee are adhered to
What we’re looking for in our Environmental Operative :
Basic literacy skills desirable or ability to undertake training.
Understanding of Health and Safety in the work place, with the ability to apply this with due regard whilst working in public areas.
General knowledge relating to landscaping supported either by qualification or significant experience
Ability to carry out environmental works as contained in the job description paying attention to the very physical nature of the work and working in cold and dirty conditions.
General experience of environmental works in landscaping field.
Practical experience supported by the ability to develop and undertake training
Ability to use all communication equipment.
Demonstrates practical experience in the use of a wide range of powered equipment with the ability to train as and when required.
Competent driver with a full valid driving licence is essential along with the ability to drive to min 3500Kg.
Horticultural qualifications gained through short modular route or formal training.
Closing date : 10th October 2019
If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Environmental Operative please click apply’ now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application.
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Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
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