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General Environmental Operative (Grass Cutter)

  • Full Time
  • Leicester
  • Salary: competitive

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Midlands based job agency

Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd are recruiting, on behalf of a client for an experienced General Environmental Operative (Grass Cutter) for a client based in Mountsorrel.


This is a temporary assignment offering a competitive rate.


The nature of the work may involve the jobholder carrying out activities outside of normal working hours, including night, weekends and public holidays, in all weather conditions to meet the needs of the service.


The postholder may be required to support a call-out rota to cover evening, weekend and public holiday emergencies. Exclusion will apply to employees aged under 21.


The successful candidate will be working as part of a team to deliver a seasonally-led best value, customer-focused service throughout Leicestershire and occasionally, surrounding counties.You will work flexibly, efficiently and effectively to maintain environmental areas such as verges, hedges and footpaths in accordance with statutory requirements.


Activities included in this job description are: Grass Cutting, Hand Hedge Trimming, Verge Maintenance.




  • To undertake various environmental maintenance works to increase expertise in a range of environmental disciplines, and to gain experience in technical practices; safe working procedures and use of equipment and power tools.


The list below is indicative of the types of work undertaken during summer months, but is not exhaustive:


Grass cutting in urban areas, following set routes and schedules
Hedge trimming and other cutting back tasks.

The list below is indicative of the types of work undertaken during winter months, but is not exhaustive:

  • Edging back to verges
  • Cutting back overhanging foliage and hand hedge trimming
  • Sign Washing
  • General highway maintenance duties

Driving licence is essential.

Should you be interested in this job role and wish to be considered, please submit your CV to Dagmara to review.


Please note, due to the high volume of applicants received for these sorts of job roles, we are only able to contact candidates whose CV demonstrates the desired experience required by our client.


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