Grounds Maintenance Operative

Job details
Posting date: 14 January 2022
Salary: £9.06 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 February 2022
Location: Halton, Aylesbury
Company: Tivoli Group Ltd
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: TIV-650

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Job description

Salary: from £9.06 per hour (negotiable depending on experience)
Location: RAF Halton, Buckinghamshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Contracted Hours: 40 hours per week
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday
Holiday entitlement: 20 days plus Bank Holidays


You will receive full training, competitive benefits, employee referral scheme, access to employee assistance programmes, contribution-based pension, birthday day off and the opportunity to develop your career with a fast-growing company.

Job Purpose

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you’ll be part of a team responsible for carrying out grounds maintenance activities and assisting operations on site, ensuring that all work is carried out to the highest specification and that a quality service is provided. You'll also ensure that all Health & Safety regulations are adhered to, and equipment is kept in a safe working condition.

Role Responsibilities

Grass cutting
Litter picking
Hedge cutting
Shrub maintenance
Leaf clearing
Pathway gritting and minor snow clearance
Communication with clients and customers
Experience working on play park environments
Experience using commercial ped mowers, small machinery, hedge cutters, strimmers and blowers
Understand and ensure compliance with standards set out in the Company quality system e.g., point of work and site-specific risk assessments
Adhere to company standards such as risk assessments and COSHH
Timely and accurate reporting of near misses, accidents, and incidents,
Responsibility for keeping machinery and equipment in good working condition and expediting rectification of faults etc as per Company process, as well as processing logs in relation to mileage and fuel
Undertake all grounds maintenance works to specification achieving the highest standards at all times

About you

Demonstrable and practical experience within a Grounds Maintenance capacity
Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
Professional work ethic, working with integrity and pride at all times


Must be willing to undertake MOD/background security clearance checks where applicable
Familiar and comfortable with working in a physically demanding role and in inclement weather conditions
Sound knowledge of core grounds maintenance activities
Good working knowledge of Health & Safety
Basic IT literacy in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Valid driving licence (Essential)

About Tivoli

Tivoli is the UK’s leading independent grounds maintenance specialist with operations right across the country. We provide generalist and specialist grounds maintenance services to various clients across different sectors including the MOD, local authorities, housing associations and corporate clients.

Tivoli is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from different backgrounds. Appointments will be made on merit.

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