Grounds Assistant (CWAR-C88HRS)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Grounds Assistant (CWAR-C88HRS)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive DOE plus Benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 01/06/2022
  • Job Description
  • JCB Golf & Country Club are looking for a Grounds Assistant to join the team

    As a Grounds Assistant at JCB Golf & Country Club, you will be responsible for the maintenance of all common areas, landscaped property surrounds and woodlands within the golf course facility, along with assisting with planting displays in any golf course property when required. Work involves a variety of duties to maintain these areas, ensuring that they are presented in the best possible condition at all times, whilst adhering to the rules and regulations established for the operation.

     Your responsibilities:

    • Ensure that care is taken at all times to prevent any long term damage to the turf/landscaped areas.
    • Understand the companies policies on health and safety and to ensure that all duties performed are carried out with full regard to the safety of the customers, visitors, contractors and other employees; work within the health and safety, COSHH, Risk Assessment and SOP guidelines at all times.
    • Along with adhering to the rules and regulations, proposals and recommendations should be made to enhance these.
    • Responsible for the care of machinery and the reporting of loss or damage to Supervisor/Head Mechanic.
    • Undertakes all maintenance aspects of grass, shrubs, trees and flower planting as well as landscaping works and woodland clearance within the golf course site and its properties.
    • Participates in the propagation of grass and other plants.
    • Any required task to contribute to the workflow and smooth running of the department/organisation.

    About you:

    • Knowledge of recreational operations and maintenance work involved.
    • Knowledge of the methods used in the care and maintenance of a high end facility.
    • Knowledge of the uses and operating methods of the equipment and tools used in turf management and maintenance.
    • Knowledge of turf diseases and the methods and chemicals used to control them.
    • Possess good interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively.
    • Must maintain a positive attitude in all work related circumstances.

    Knowledge and Experience required:

    • SVQ/NVQ 2 in sports turf maintenance or equivalent
    • PA1, PA2 & PA6 favourable
    • CS30 & CS31 Chainsaw favourable
    • Full UK driving license favourable
    • Experience of dealing successfully with customers and demonstrating effective customer care

    As employees of JCB it is very important to support and understand the company’s core values. Having a sense of Urgency and the phrase ‘Jamais Content’ meaning ‘Never Content’ are two key core values within the company and is something the JCB family feel strongly towards and ask all employees to Strive to adhere to. We are focusing on providing a first class experience in every facility and with the main function of the golf course being that of a marketing tool for the worldwide JCB brand, it is important to deliver that standard of service consistently.

    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre, 33 days annual leave.

    You will also have access to JCB’s Reward Hub – giving you fantastic savings across a huge range of high street retailers, as well as access to exclusive company perks such as our Cycle to Work Scheme.

    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment Agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.