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Date Added: Tue 15/06/2021

Grounds Keeper/Landscape Assistant

Lewes, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £25000 - £30000 / annually

Grounds Keeper/Landscape Assistant required for our long term client

The role is to assist in maintaining and improving the grounds and landscape of an established Estate in East Sussex

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Grass cutting using strimmers, pedestrian and self-propelled mowers.

Undertaking in-house landscaping projects to the grounds and gardens of let properties to include:

Clearance and relevelling works using hired-in plant including mini-diggers and Rotavators

Laying of impermeable stoned surfaces as well as grass turf and its immediate aftercare

Installation and maintenance of agricultural and domestic fencing including.

Stock netting, barbed wire, close board fencing, picket fencing, post and rail, rabbit netting and hanging gates.

 Ability to use agricultural equipment and have industry based professional tickets helpful but training can be given to the right level of Candidate PA1/PA6 Certificates ideal but again training can be considered

 Firewood processing and bagging / storage of accumulated cordwood.

 Topping of grassland and woodland rides

 Spot spraying of weeds using knapsack sprayers

 Litter picking

 Clearance and scarifying of field ditches

 Ivy control and removal

Hedge cutting

 Formative pruning of young trees

 Small scale tree felling and processing of cordwood

 Good health and safety discipline

 Maintenance and repair of private tracks and roadways. Ensure machinery & equipment is properly maintained and cared for

 Salary £23,000 to £25,000 according to skills/knowledge 21 days holiday plus statutory days Core Hours 8am to 4.30. Monday - Friday plus breaks Flexible to do additional hours in busy times. excellent Pension scheme Car owner driver

 

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