Robertson Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Operative in Hull, United Kingdom

Robertson is one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies in the UK. We have reached our 50th year of trading in better shape than ever, with a strong confirmed order book, diverse income streams and a dedicated, expert workforce.

Covering the entire built environment lifecycle, we operate throughout the UK, with offices across Scotland and the North and Midlands of England.

Robertson comprises 22 businesses, directly employing over 2200 people. A strong entrepreneurial culture – built on the foundations of innovation, productivity and sustainability – permeates the group.

Although we encompass a variety of separate businesses and capabilities, we are one group with a common goal: working together to transform communities.

This role will be working for Robertson Facilities Management based at Hull Grounds.

Tasks will vary on a daily basis as determined by the Grounds Maintenance Area Team Leader and will include;

  • Sports pitch maintenance, including grass cutting, fertilising, aeration, line marking and goal post erection.

  • General weeding / maintenance of paths and shrub beds / hand and/or chemical

  • Lawn maintenance and cultivation

  • To keep paths, lawns, flower beds, shrubs etc free from litter

  • The use and maintenance of hand tools and basic light machinery and plant.

  • The use of cylinder and rotary mowers, strimmer's and leaf blowers.

  • Adjustments of mower height and quality of cut etc. Oil level checks and check for damage to any mower.

  • To be part of a team delivering grounds maintenance.

  • To respond to emergencies and assist other departments when required.

  • To carry out gutter cleaning as required.

  • To ensure pathways/ car parks are free from snow and ice during winter months.

  • To ensure a safe working environment in line with RFM’s Health & Safety Policy. Promote and, by example, ensure safe working practices at all times.

  • To ensure Grounds Maintenance company vehicles are kept clean at all times, maintained according to the manufacturers recommendations, record mileage, as well as assuring the vehicles are operated in a safe manner at all times.

  • To undertake a variety of additional Landscape small works.

  • ood interpersonal skills

  • NVQ in horticulture or equivalent

  • Sound knowledge of use of horticultural machinery

  • Relevant practical experience

  • Driving Licence

  • Trailer Licence desirable

  • PA1/PA6 Spraying Cert desirable

  • This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check




Annualised 37.5 per week - (Summer 45 hours / Winter 30 hours)

Please note an enhanced DBS is required for this position and all applicants will be required to complete an application form as part of the recruitment process - the application form will be forwarded to you via the email provided when applying for this position.

Robertson Facilities Management is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Robertson Safeguarding Accountabilities

Knowledge: A knowledge and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups.

Communication Skills: The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children, young people and vulnerable groups.

Skills: The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the qualities and behaviours required to support the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable groups.

Robertson Group are an equal opportunities employer

ID: 2017-2392

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