Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping Operative

Job Locations UK-Hull
Job ID
# of Openings
Maintenance (Grounds)


We’re one of the largest family-owned construction, infrastructure and support services businesses in the UK. Want to join us?


We’re looking for an experienced and reliable Landscape and Ground Maintenance Operative to join our talented Facilities Management team  as part of our mobile team working for our Hull mobile team. We aim to deliver the highest quality products for our customers - so you’ll need to share our enthusiasm for standards and best practice, and exceeding expectations too.

Your new role

What you’ll do:

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

  • General weeding / spraying of paths and shrub beds.

  • Lawn maintenance and cultivation

  • Maintaning paths, lawns, flower beds, shrubs etc free from litter and detritus

  • Using and maintenance of hand tools and basic light machinery and plant.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience in a Grounds Maintenance background. Qualification would be desirable but not essential.
  • Hold a full driving license and a trailer license.  Certificates of competence in compact tractor operations and use of tractor mounted implement, ride-on and self-propelled pedestrian mowers, strimmers, brush cutters and hedge cutters would be an advantage.
  • Certificate of competence for pesticides spraying (PA1 & PA6) desirable
  • Trailer licence desirable
  • Experience of undertaking landscaping and grounds maintenance duties including grass cutting within a professional environment.
  • Experience in horticulture services and soft landscaping, hard landscaping experience would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will require a DBS check. 

What's in it for me

Who we’re looking for: 

People are at the heart of everything we do and achieve at Robertson. To fit right into the team, you’ll be committed to understanding the needs of our customers and work collaboratively towards our shared goals; get the best from teams and individuals, be confident in your decisions, and calm and quick to adjust to unexpected challenges; and help us make progress towards a sustainable future for ourselves and our communities. 


We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes. 


And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based. 


Company: Robertson Facilities Management

Location Hull - Mobile Team

Closing Date:  30 September 2021


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 is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 


The working hours for this role are on an annualised basis 45 hours in summer and 30 hours in winter. 


A full Job Description is available on request. 


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