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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Hays Building
Norfolk, Norwich
£12.0 - £14.0 per hour + Great Rates of Pay + Holiday Pay
Closing date
14 Feb 2024

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time
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Job Details

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Operative (Temporary)
Location: Norwich, United Kingdom
Working Hours: 07:30 - 16:30 (Monday to Friday)
We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our team on a temporary basis in Norwich. This position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of outdoor spaces throughout the city. If you have a passion for horticulture, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, and are eager to make a positive impact, we want to hear from you.

  • Performing general grounds maintenance tasks, including mowing, trimming, weeding, and pruning.
  • Maintain flowerbeds, shrubs, and trees in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Carry out litter picking, leaf clearance, and other cleaning duties as required.
  • Operate and maintain a range of gardening equipment and machinery.
  • Assist in the upkeep of parks, public spaces, and communal areas.
  • Adhere to health and safety protocols to ensure a safe working environment.


  • Possession of a valid driving licence is essential.
  • Proven experience in grounds maintenance or a related field.
  • Desirable to have PA1/PA6 certification for the safe use of pesticides.
  • NVQ Level 2 in Horticulture or a similar qualification is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of plant species, their care, and maintenance.
  • The ability to work independently, prioritise tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.


  • A competitive hourly rate based on qualifications and experience.
  • Temporary position with the potential for extension.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive team environment.
  • Gain experience in maintaining and enhancing outdoor spaces.
  • Contribute to the beauty and functionality of Norwich\'s landscape.

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