Landscaping Operative

Location Kent
Discipline: Environmental, Horticulture, Landscaping
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email: katy@agrecruiting.co.uk
Job ref: AS312
Published: 13 days ago

​As an Operative within our Landscaping division, you will be responsible for delivering a high-quality vegetation clearance, fencing & soft landscaping contracting service.

Typically, some responsibilities of a Landscaping Operative include:

  • Working in a team of 3 undertaking all aspects of vegetation clearance work (including felling, pruning, crown lifting and thinning) alongside the highways network and on construction sites.

  • Soft landscaping, maintenance, and fencing works alongside the highways network and on construction sites.

  • Liaison with our Contract Supervisors & Managers.

  • Ensuring compliance with all aspects of Health & Safety, environmental and quality standards.

  • Ensuring operations are delivered to clients' expectations & on schedule.

About You:

You will be a self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a team. Have a passion and take pride in your work and have a good understanding of current industry best practices. In addition to this, you’ll preferably have:

  • NPTC – Felling of trees to 300mm plus cross cutting

  • NPTC/Lantra – Woodchipper

  • NPTC/ Lantra - Brushcutter

  • NPTC/Lantra - Certificate of Competence in Stump Grinding Operations

  • PA1/PA6

  • First Aid

  • Holds a full, valid driving license (preferably incl. B & E)

  • 2+ years’ experience in similar job role

  • CSCS Card

In return, our client offers an attractive salary and benefits package, the opportunity of being part of a talented and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for both personal and career development in a truly national and integrated business.