Role: Hard and Ground Works Trainee (18-month Fixed Term Training Scheme)
Location: Milton Keynes
Do you have experience or an interest in the grounds and maintenance industry? Are you an enthusiastic and fast learner with a willingness to take on further training to enhance your skill level?
In this role, you will be supporting the team specialising in hard and ground works helping to achieve high levels of efficiency and safety to ensure that the green estate is maintained and presented to a good standard.
If you are a team player who can apply your initiative to your work, with effective time management skills, a role within this large independent charity within the environmental sector may just be the one for you.
Full drivers license
Happy to work outside in all seasons
Occasional weekend work may be required
Carry out repairs and replacements associated with such 'hard' aspects as; fencing, park, fixtures and fittings, play areas and equipment, footpaths, bridges, boardwalks, art installations etc.
Help identify any additional work required (or work which would enhance site development).
Help ensure all machinery is properly maintained and in good working order, being used correctly and safely
Ensure all statutory Health and Safety requirements are fulfilled as per instruction from line manager and Health and Safety Manager
Assist other team members in carrying out Risk Assessments and help implement measures on site.
Assist with keeping the parks tidy and presentable; carry out litter picking, minor graffiti removal and other duties as required.
Liaise with the Supervisor, Landscape Officers and other team members on issues associated with the management of the green estate
As part of a call-out system, respond to incidents, alarms and emergencies regarding The Trust's holdings as required
What's on offer:
Ongoing support and training - including NPTC Certification
Excellent contributory pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
Income protection and life assurance cover
Enhanced maternity and paternity allowances
Occupational sick pay
Generous annual leave allowance
The Parks Trust is committed to safeguarding and will always recruit all personnel in line with government guidelines, relevant legislation, Charity Commission guidance and best practice standards.
Profile Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.