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Grounds Maintenance Operative

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Job Introduction

Sodexo Energy & Resources is looking for a skilled Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our team at a client site in Aberdeen.

As a grounds maintenance operative, working either alone or as part of a team, you will be assigned to a specific area or contract to maintain the site(s) within that contract or area to the agreed specification and quality standards. 

Role Responsibility

The purpose of the role is to undertake grounds maintenance, horticultural and related tasks within designated sites to required specifications and quality standards, as directed by your line manager.  Such activities include, but are not restricted to:

  • Grass cutting
  • Hedge trimming
  • Shrub and tree pruning
  • Removal of weeds and litter from beds, plant containers, pathways and grassed areas
  • Laying out and planting bedding
  • Fine turf maintenance
  • Digging and mulching
  • The watering of plants, beds and plant containers
  • The collection and removal of waste arising from such activities
  • Gritting and snow clearance

The Ideal Candidate

  • Full clean UK Driving Licence
  • NVQ level 2 Qualifications PA1/PA6 preferred but not essential as training will be provided
  • Previous experience of carrying out a Ground Maintenance Operative or similar role would be preferred

Package Description

Highly competitive hourly rate + benefits.

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.

About the Company

Sodexo’s Energy & Resources team serves clients across specialist industries: oil & gas; mining and engineering; construction plus other energy sectors.

We have a dedicated team of 1,400 employees working at over 80 sites in the UK & Ireland region - often in isolated locations both on and offshore.

We deliver more than 100 services to clients, including design, construction and administration, light and technical maintenance, security, waste management, food services, sport and cultural activities, wellness and motivational programs and more.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.

All onshore and offshore operations are coordinated from our Energy & Resources segment headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland.


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