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Training Area Operative

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

Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services are currently seeking to recruit a Training Area Operative at Beckingham Training Area in Beckingham, Lincoln.

As the Training Area Operative, you will be part of a small team that plays a key part in helping to maintain a safe, efficient and sustainable place for our Armed Forces to train, supporting with planned preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance, this pivotal role is essential to the delivery of the contract

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 brings an enthusiastic willingness to learn, Landmarc will provide full training for the successful applicant.

The successful applicant will be required to work flexibly over the course of a 37 hour working week, between the hours of 07:30-23:30. There will be a requirement to work some weekends, this is reflected in our Variable Days Allowance.

Main Responsibility

Rural estate maintenance, fencing repairs and maintenance

Grounds maintenance and vegetation cutting

Small scale forestry and arborical work

Stone track repairs and maintenance

Equipment testing

Operating plant machinery

Driving and operating vehicles

Preparing military ranges and training areas for use

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

The Ideal Candidate

Previous experience in working in a rural or countryside environment (desirable)

Happy to work outdoors and willing to undertake practical work outdoors (essential)

Experience of using plant and equipment such as Tractors and associated attachments, ride on mowers and brushcutters (certificates desirable but training can be provided)

Experience of track and fencing maintenance (desirable)

Willingness to undertake any additional training (essential)

Basic labouring and caretaking skills

Basic IT skills

Knowledge of Health and Safety, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work

Have a full driver’s license 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 main benefits, amongst many others:

Pension

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.

Holiday

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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