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Grounds Maintenance Worker

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Worker
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £11.44 - 11.44 per hour
REF: LH07713
Contact Name: Liam Heddle
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Grounds Maintenance Worker – Sheffield

Salary: £11.44 an Hour

Full-Time (37 hours)

Contract: Six Months – Possibly beyond


Job Purpose:

To undertake environmental and horticultural maintenance duties city wide.  Delivering front-line service across the city, dealing with any areas in need of general improvement as directed.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1.         Under the direction of a supervisor, to carry out defined horticultural maintenance work  to parks and other green open spaces to ensure that they are clean, safe and attractive including (after suitable training):

a)       The use of horticultural machinery and equipment up to and including ride-on mowers

b)      The use of hand tools

c)       Emptying of litter and dog bins and their surroundings

2.         To undertake general gardening and environmental maintenance duties including, for instance, hedge cutting, pruning, grass cutting, litter picking, fly-tipped and other rubbish removal, using appropriate equipment as directed by a supervisor

3.         To undertake some duties without direct supervision, such as emptying bins, litter picking and general gardening

4.         To carry out improvement work including preparation and painting work to outdoor fixtures, erection of temporary fencing, signage etc and the installation of dog bins.

5.         To work at all times in accordance with established Safe Systems of Work, Health and Safety Guidelines, Policies and Procedures.

6.         To meet clients as appropriate.

7.         To ensure that the issue of ‘Waste Transfer Notes’ and other documentation is undertaken and recorded in line with current legislation.

8.         To drive and clean council vehicles.

9.         To undertake training and development to improve skills and competences as necessary.

10.       To achieve performance targets in line with Service Level Agreements.


Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Liam Heddle on