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Training Area Operative - Variable Hours

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Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services are currently seeking to recruit a Training Area Operative – Variable Hours at Okehampton Training Camp in Devon.

As the Training Area Operative you will play a key part in helping to maintain a safe, efficient and sustainable place for our Armed Forces to train, this pivotal role is essential to the delivery of the contract.

As a Variable Hours member of staff we guarantee you a minimum of 8 hours a month, this will usually be early mornings and late evenings.

This is a flexible role, offering you the opportunity to work around other commitments, or a way of earning extra income.

Main Responsibility

To ensure that the Training Estate Facilities are fit for purpose

Ground maintenance on the Training Estate

Track and fencing maintenance and repairs

Operation and maintenance of plant and equipment (training provided)

Driving and operating fleet vehicles

Direct, support and advise training estate users both civilian and military

Use both IT and paper based systems to complete any relevant documentation

Carry out any other additional requirements as needed

The Ideal Candidate

Knowledge of Health & Safety such as COSHH, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work

Experience of working in a rural setting, content working outdoors in all weathers

Basic labouring, caretaking and DIY skills

Ability to complete documentation

Basic IT skills

Excellent communication skills with people on all levels

Acts responsibly to maintain a safe environment

Willingness to undertake training to work in high risk areas e.g. ranges & on Dartmoor

Have a full driver’s licence valid in the United Kingdom (essential)

Package Description

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


The Company offers a defined contribution pension to all employees


You will accrue holidays based on the number of hours you work

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 


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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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