A very attractive opportunity has arisen for an experienced and capable Grounds Maintenance Operative to join a well-established and respected firm, covering Kent, East and West Sussex. The multidisciplinary company specialises in maintaining prestigious sites throughout the region, to the highest standards. Employees are involved with a highly diverse and modern contracting operation using the latest equipment, over several industry sectors. The new Grounds Maintenance Operative will join the team in maintaining numerous large private properties, schools and commercial sites throughout the South East, in accordance with instructions from the management team, to the highest standards. Responsibilities will include operating ride-on commercial and pedestrian mowing equipment, lawn care, seasonal bed maintenance and planting, general tidying on a garden and estate level and customer liaison where necessary. Applicants must be able to carry out physically demanding tasks whilst maintaining strict health and safety instructions. Candidates should be well-versed in the operation and basic maintenance of machinery, and be able and willing to assist with arboricultural and landscaping/fencing divisions when required. The company will provide training for the right candidate, so this is an excellent career opportunity for those looking to improve their existing knowledge and skill set. Regular hours are 07:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday with paid overtime, and planned Saturday works on a rota system. Applicants must hold a full driving licence and a good level of Grounds maintenance experience. Horticultural qualifications and tickets are desirable. Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.