EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPING OPERATIVE

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Wallace Contracts NI Ltd is seeking an experienced Landscape operative to join our existing professional team.

About the job


EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPING OPERATIVE



SALARY BENEFITS
•Salary Based On Experience/Qualifications


•Annual Bonus Scheme


•Company Vehicle


•Full Company Uniform / PPE


•Specialist Equipment/Machinery


•Opportunities For Ongoing Training Qualification/Accreditation


•Advancement And Career Development Opportunities


•Secure Long Term Employment


•Joining Professional Experienced Team


•Supportive Management Led Division




Wallace Contracts NI Ltd is seeking an experienced Landscape operative to join our existing professional team. The Landscaping division within the company currently provides grounds maintenance services including grass cutting, litter and weed control, site clearance, hedge and shrub pruning and planting etc to sites across all of NI. The sites covered vary in size, location, terrain and gradients with work activities continuing throughout most weather conditions therefore a good level of physical fitness is necessary for this position.

This position requires you to be well presented with good customer service skills and a keen eye for detail as well as having the necessary standard of physical fitness. You must be competent to work on your own initiative, enjoy aiming to achieve the highest standards and take personal pride in the finished result of your projects and tasks.

If you take pride in your work, strive to deliver a high standard of service and can get the job done with confidence, We would Like To Hear From You



ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
•Previous experience in grounds maintenance services and ability to professionally operate a range of horticultural equipment including ride on mowers, strimmers, hedge cutting equipment, leaf blowers etc.


•Experience and sound understanding of health and safety policies and procedures.


•Full Driving Licence


•Landscaping Experience One Year Minimum


•PA1 and PA6 Spraying Certificates


•Experience Planning Works To Ensure Most Productive Use Of Time


•Competent/Experienced in maintaining tools and equipment


•Good level of education with a minimum of Grade C in both English and Maths


•Work well as part of a team, helpful and supportive to colleagues


•Enjoy working outdoors and have good level of physical fitness




DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
•Qualified to tow trailers (B+E Categories)


•Horticultural knowledge and qualification in horticulture related subjects.



EXAMPLES OF KEY TASKS INVOLVED
•Lawn Mowing, Edging And Shaping


•Mainining Shrub Beds/Borders/Planted Areas


•Clearing Hardscaped Areas, Carparks, Pathways, From All Debris


•Hedge Trimming And Shrub Pruning/Shaping Specific Work For Variety Of Shrubs


•Leaf Lifting And Collection


•Weed Control


•Carry Out Turf Laying, Reinstating Areas And Sowing Grass Seed


•Plating of Trees, Shrubs And Bedding


•The Correct Use Of Machinery And Tools Required For The Work


•Routine Maintenance/Care of All Equipment And Tools.


•Record All Aspects Of Work Performed On App


•Carry Out All Work To Agreed Specification To A High Standard And Within Timescales



Nb. The above job description is not definitive and the post holder may be required on occasions to undertake other duties in line with the position

To apply please contact anthony@wallacecontracts.com