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Site Operative - Grounds

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services are currently seeking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Site Operative at Westdown camp, Salisbury, Wiltshire. 

This role will include to Knook camp & Rollestone camp.

As the Site Operative you will be responsible for carrying out Grounds maintenance  on the estate. You will be part of small but dedicated team that takes enormous pride in what they do. No experience required, just a good attitude and willingness to learn.

The role is Monday to Friday, based over 37 hours per week.


Hours of work - 37 per week

Days of work - Mon- Fri

Contract - Permanent



Main Responsibility

Operate ride-on mowers and compact tractor to maintain grass areas on three military camps

Use pedestrian mowers and push mowers for precise trimming

Operate strimmers for detailed edging, boundaries and trimming

Operate hedge cutters to cut camp hedgerows.

Perform general grounds maintenance tasks, including manual and chemical weeding, path edging, road sweeping, leaf collection, and pruning trees and shrubs.

Vehicle driving and trailer towing.

Ensure all equipment is used safely and maintained properly

Adhere to Health & Safety regulations and safe systems of work

Maintain records of tasks completed and report any issues

The Ideal Candidate

Applicants must hold valid UK driving licence and have means of transport due to rural location of site

Ride-on mower qualification

Pedestrian mower qualification

Strimmer qualification

Hedge cutter qualification

Desirable -

Pesticide spraying qualification

Compact tractor qualification

ATV operation.

Experience towing trailers

Package Description

Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary; in addition to this, we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:


Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join our company stakeholder pension scheme, whereby the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary.


Employees are entitled to 25 days’ pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. Three extra discretionary days added to our annual leave allowances at Christmas.

Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service.

Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days’ holiday to use throughout the year.

Other benefits

Edenred – employee savings scheme

Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions

Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones

Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training

Health Cash Plan – All employees can join. You can also add up to four children under the age of 24 to your policy

Family friendly policy

Sick pay - After 6 months of service 


* Application updates may be sent to you via email, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please note some emails may arrive in your junk mail folder.



About the Company

Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.

By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.

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