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Grounds Maintenance Operative


Dyson Services
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About the Role

Reporting to the Grounds Manager within a small, agile team that is responsible for ensuring that all external areas are maintained to the highest standard whilst meeting our environmental aspirations. Working across multiple sites carrying out a wide variety of tasks from maintaining high quality ornamental lawns and borders to pond and woodland management. The applicant must have a thorough attention to detail, a strong work ethic and bring a professional approach to the role.

The role is to proactively deliver a high standard of workmanship covering all aspects of grounds maintenance including, but not restricted to:

  • Grass cutting - pedestrian and ride-on, hedge cutting, weed control, bed maintenance, pruning, litter collection etc. 

  • Participate in any seasonal activities, i.e. gritting and snow clearance as required, including out of normal working hours and inclusion on a call out roster 

  • Provide a responsive and professional service to stakeholders, dealing promptly with issues arising and if necessary escalating to the grounds manager

  • Carry out all works in accordance with company Health and Safety Policy and procedures

  • Proactively report any hard/soft landscaping deficiencies to the grounds manager

About You

  • Previous experience of grounds maintenance work is essential

  • Able to demonstrate ability to work to high standard of grounds maintenance

  • Positive attitude and proven ability to work as part of a close-knit team

  • Possession of NPTC certificates  e.g. PA1 & PA6, use of chainsaw, brush cutter etc. is desirable, training will be provided where required

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Full UK Driving license

  • Level 2/Level 3 Horticulture qualification desirable


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.