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Location idverde UK, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0004740
Job Type Full-time

About the role

We are currently looking to recruit two Grounds Maintenance Operative Drivers who are keen to work and learn, be self-motivated, and be flexible to join our highly skilled and valued workforce based at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To work as part of the team to deliver a quality service to our clients and customers.
  • Effective communication with your Team Leader, Supervisor, Manager and customers.
  • Effective, reliable and responsible performance of work tasks.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Create a positive impression with our customers and work to exceed their expectations, presenting a polite and responsible attitude at all times.
  • Communicate with customers politely and professionally and accurately report customer comments to managers.
  • Understand what the company does, promote the company wherever possible and feedback potential leads from sites and local press.
  • Wear the correct corporate clothing and ensure vehicles and machinery are professionally presented and that sites are kept clean and tidy.
  • Act in a professional and confident manner, accept responsibility and work effectively as part of the team to achieve results.
  • Communicate effectively, keep managers informed, and listen and ask questions to ensure understanding.
  • Be efficient and organised, working to company systems, e.g. work programming software, HR software, rotas, etc. to ensure that contractual performance obligations are met.
  • Read, understand and work to the company’s Health & Safety Policy and use correct PPE: high-viz vest, ear defenders, gloves etc.
  • To ensure that any plant/equipment is used safely and only after suitable training has been given.
  • To understand and work to risk assessments and COSHH assessments and to report accidents and near misses.
  • To report any potential health & safety issues to your manager/supervisor or foreman.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
  • Experience of working in the landscape/maintenance industry would be advantageous although full training would be provided
  • Responsibilities would include grass cutting, strimming, blowing, sports pitch marking, pruning, bedding, litter picking, weed control
  • Physically fit and able to perform manual tasks
  • Able to identify issues in relation to the work at hand and take the relevant actions to resolve them.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Professional attitude
  • An approachable personality
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivating
  • Must be a team player as will be working alongside other operatives

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Effective communication with your client and customers
  • Effective implementation of all Company policies and procedures

Benefits

  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to our idverde Benefits Hub
  • Plus much more