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Training Area Operative

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

Job Introduction

We are currently looking to recruit five Training Area Operatives to work at West Tofts (STANTA) Training Area, on the outskirts of Thetford in Norfolk.

These roles are two year fixed term contracts, to support an increase in training. You will also be required to work some weekends.

The main responsibilities of the Training Area Operative (Ranges) is to ensure that the training estate facilities and ranges are fit for purpose.

Main Responsibility

Preparing training areas for use

Preventative maintenance

Grounds maintenance

Operation and maintenance of plant and equipment (training will be provided)

Manufacturing and deploying targets


Driving and operating fleet vehicles (training will be provided)

Warning systems including training control offices, flags and lights

Report and deal with unauthorised persons on the Training Area Estate

To liaise with all stakeholders to ensure effective training area delivery e.g. Handover / take back of facilities and or ranges with service users and completing the relevant handover documentation.  

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

To complete all relevant documentation utilising both IT and paper based systems

The Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a rural environment and possess the following:


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

Experience as a range/ training area user (not essential)

Experience of communicating with customers

Basic labouring, caretaking and housekeeping skills

Ability to complete documentation

Basic IT skills

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 the company stakeholder pension scheme, where 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. 3 extra discretionary days are normally given in addition to 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 Discount 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 that are left behind

Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training

Family friendly policy

Sick pay

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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