Job Title: General Operative

Head Office: 65a Marble Arch Road, Florencecourt, Co. FermanaghBT92 1DE

Eastern Division: 221a Hillhall Road, Lisburn, Co. Antrim BT27 5JA

Northern Division: 33 Carnaman Road, Knockloughrim, Magherafelt, BT45 8PN

Southern Division: Unit 17, Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate, Dublin 10, D10 VX93

Accountable to: Operations Supervisor & Projects Co-Ordinator

Duration: Full time appointment, subject to satisfactory probationary period


Job Purpose:

To assist with the smooth running of all operations within Greentown Environmental through the operation of mechanical and manual equipment on areas contracted to Greentown Environmental Ltd.


Key Tasks:

  • Operation of both manual and mechanical equipment within the following areas:
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Weed Control
  • Tree Maintenance
  • Winter Maintenance
  • Operation of any other mechanical equipment as and when required
  • Carry out routine maintenance of equipment
  • Co-operate fully with instructions and advice given by the Operations supervisor or Project Co-Ordinator on site
  • Listen carefully to the directions of the Crew Supervisor; carry out those directions as instructed
  • Operate in a professional and safe manner at all times
  • Be Risk Aware and have the ability to identify and implement safe systems of work
  •  Carry out a range of duties in accordance with Company standards and contract specifications
  • Ensure that all personal protective equipment is worn during the operation of manual and mechanical machinery
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety, Environmental, Quality, the Integrated Management System and your own General Terms and Conditions of Employment


Person Specification:




Professional/Technical Skills

and Experience

·       Full Driving Licence


·       Category BE Licence (Trailer)

·       Category C Entitlements (LGV)

·       Woodchipper Certification

·       PA1A or PA6AW Weed Control

·       CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39 Chainsaw

Team Orientation

·       Strong team working skills

·       Desire to contribute to the team


Personal Effectiveness

·       Self-motivated

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Able to work under pressure

·       Health & Safety Conscious


This job description is not definitive, and the post holder may be required, in light of changes within the organisation, to undertake duties as assigned in accordance within their role.