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Training Area Operative

Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services is currently seeking to recruit a Training Area Operative at Lydd Camp, Romney Marsh, Kent.

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.

You will be required to work flexibly over the course of a 37 hour working week. You will be required to work some weekends, this is reflected in our Variable Days Allowance.

We are looking for someone who either has previous knowledge of working on the Defence Training estate or someone who is keen to learn new skills and bring an enthusiastic willingness to learn, Landmarc will provide full training for the successful applicant.

Hours of work - 37 per week

Days of work - Mon- Sun

Contract - Permanent


Main Responsibility

Grounds maintenance duties including: cutting grass , repairing damaged fences and stone tracks

Making new targets and repairing damaged ones

Running Range control

Operating tools and machinery

Supporting the military while using the training facilities, undertaking hand over and take back of the ranges and training buildings

Replacing damaged targets on the Range and undertaking minor repairs to target systems

Completing documentation both on paper and on IT Systems

Reporting defects and unauthorised people on the estate

Been able to work within a team or on own to ensure we are meeting the requirements of the contract

The Ideal Candidate

Have a good knowledge of Health 7 Safety and safe systems of work

Be comfortable working outdoors all year round in all weather conditions

Have basic IT Knowledge and ability to use a tablet

Have a full drivers licence valid in the UK

Previous experience of grounds work and DIY is desirable – we can provide training for the right applicant

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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