Environmental Operative / Horticultural Fitter

Location : Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England
Job Ref : DC399
Consultant : David Crompton
Sector : EW
Salary : Competitive


DC399 – Environmental Operative / Horticultural Fitter (Grounds)
Location – Market Harborough
Salary – £Competitive


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit an Environmental Operative / Horticultural Fitter to join their grounds maintenance team in Market Harborough.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair horticultural equipment when required.
  • Work as part of a team and use own initiative.
  • Deliver a quality service with a high level of customer care.
  • Resolve or refer queries from the client or members of the public in a polite and respectful manner.
  • Health and Safety awareness.
  • Understand the importance of Risk Assessments, Manual Handling and COSHH assessments.
  • Work outdoors in all weathers.
  • General gardening.
  • Operation of Plant and Machinery.
  • Operation of grass cutting equipment including ride on mowers.
  • Herbicide spraying.
  • Cemetery work.
  • Responsible for own personal safety and that of all personnel under his or her authority, including others who may be affected by the company’s activities.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced in the maintenance of all grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Manual handling.
  • General Gardening.
  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Ability to work alone and unsupervised.
  • Highly Motivated.
  • Full Driving Licence.

In return our client:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Working week of Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.

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