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Training Area Operative

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

Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services work on site with Defence Infrastructure Organisation to support critical military training across the United Kingdom. We are a small business that operates nationally, but with a local feel.

We are looking for seven enthusiastic individuals to join the team, you will work flexibly across sites at both Lydd and Hythe Military Training Facilities. The role requires no previous experience of working in a military environment, these great opportunities come with excellent training and to ability be able to gain a wealth of skills, once fully trained with the correct amount of skills, you will be able to move up to a higher grade of pay.

This role is being offered on a permanent basis. You will be required to work flexibly over the course of a 37 hour working week between the hours of 07:30 -23:30 to support with night firing. You will be required to work some weekends, this is reflected in our Variable Days Allowance.

No experience needed, just a flexible and can do attitude!

Main Responsibility

Maintenance and setting up of firing ranges

Construction of targets for range use

Preventative and Reactive maintenance tasks

Grounds maintenance such as fencing, mowing and strimming

Potential for forestry work such as removal of fallen trees – training will be provided

Operation and maintenance of plant and equipment – training will be provided

Driving and operating fleet vehicles

To ensure that the Training Estate Facilities adhere to safe systems of work

The Ideal Candidate

Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work

Excellent communicator with people on all levels

Basic IT skills 

Work in a diverse multi-tasking team environment

Ability to operate plant machinery 

Prepared to undertake further training

Must hold a full valid UK driving licence



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


* 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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