Grounds & Maintenance Operative

Location: Ely
Sector: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30am-4:45pm and Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Reward: £Competitive!
Start: ASAP
Benefits: Pension Scheme, Group Life Cover, Private Health Care, Group Income Protection

We are currently working on behalf of a well-established manufacturing company in Ely who are currently going through company growth and are looking to take on a Grounds & Maintenance Operative. Working as part of the facilities team, you will be responsible for the upkeep of all outdoor spaces, building maintenance & repair also maintenance of the yard in their state of the art production facility. 


  • Responsibility for the maintenance of all outdoor areas including: Grass mowing, flower bed, weeding and maintenance, Maintaining trees / shrubs, Litter collecting / sweeping / cleaning hard surfaces, gritting and winter maintenance.
  • Responsibility for building maintenance and repairs including: Internal painting, General repairs, Gutter / drain / window cleaning.
  • Responsibility for managing the yard area including: Appropriate disposal of waste materials, Organising the yard, Line painting and marking.
  • Assistance with general building maintenance as required.
  • Produce maintenance schedules and Standard operating procedures.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Enthusiasm for and experience with landscaping/grounds maintenance
  • A hands-on approach with strong DIY / garden maintenance skills
  • Ability to multitask, time manage and work independently
  • Ability to take initiative and identify / solve problems
  • Certificates for use and storage of spray pesticides (weed control) is desirable
  • Forklift (FLT) and full driving licence is desirable


If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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