Landscape Operative

  • Landscape operative
  • Neal Landscapes
  • £7.05 – £8.60 per Hour
  • £14,664 – £17,888 per annum

Neal landscapes are looking for a pro active, positive and motivated individual with preferably some outdoor working experience to join our growing team. Neal landscapes strive to provide the best commercial maintenance service to our clients in and within a 60 mile radius. We are a fast developing and sustained company that have been established since 1992. As a result we are looking for someone who strives to complete high level of work at a timely pace, who is pro social, modelling the expectations that Neal landscapes delivers to all clients.

Reporting to:

  • Team leader

Overall responsibility:

  • Hedge cutting
  • Chipping
  • Grass cutting
  • Strimming
  • Manual weeding
  • Herbicidal spraying
  • Raking
  • Sweeping
  • Blowing
  • Litter picking
  • Maintaining company tools

Consults with:

  • Team leader, other landscape operatives within team and service
  • Contracts manager / Neal Landscapes partner

Details of employment:

  • Monday to Friday employment
  • 40 hours per week with opportunities for occasional overtime

Qualifications and skills – required:

  • Full manual driving licence
  • Minimum of 1 years experience in commercial grounds maintenance
  • Positive and proactive approach to work
  • Can do approach
  • Effective team player
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to see the larger task using initiative to achieve the end goal
  • Ability to undertake work which will be physically demanding
  • Punctual

Qualifications and skills – desirable:

  • Towing licence
  • Access to own vehicle
  • PA1, PA6
  • Chainsaw licence – CS30, CS31
  • Experience of plant knowledge
  • Knowledge of health and safety

Previous experience is not necessary for this role and there will be in house training provided by Neal Landscapes with potential further development.

About us:

Neal Landscapes was founded in 1992 as a commercial landscape maintenance company serving companies in and around Milton Keynes. There are three partners, James Neal, Roy Neal (working site managers) & Anita Neal (working office manager).
We have long established working relationships with managing agents such as: The Parks Trust, Dexter Brown Ltd, MJ Mapp Ltd, Hornbeam CPAM Ltd and many more.
Neal Landscapes are a local family run business with 40+ years’ experience with an excellent reputation for the high standard of work and high level of health & safety having been accredited with Alcumus SafeContractor since 2003 and Constructionline.
Neal Landscapes is a continually growing company and we are looking for someone who displays the same level of hard work and commitment to achieving high quality work to join our team.

Benefits of working for Neal Landscape:

Training provided – 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of 2 week’s annual leave over Christmas period)– guaranteed full time employment – payment of time and a half for overtime –– earlier start and finish times in the summer – mainly work based within Milton Keynes.

Deadline for application:

31/03/2018

Interviews:

TBC
Neal landscapes expect a high standard from all employees both competency based and value based. In order for us to effectively employ the correct employee for our service the interview will be made up in two stages.
Stage one: – Face to face interview with Neal landscapes management team exploring competency and values of interviewee.
Stage two: – Practical test lasting approximately two hours. This will be discussed with interviewees if they have been short listed for stage two of the interview process.

What’s next?

If you feel that this role is suitable for you and you are interested in applying, please take a few minutes to upload your CV and provide a supporting statement expressing how you feel you meet the requirements for the role.

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