Full Time – Salary based on experience. Greenfields Countryside Ltd are looking for a FENCING OPERATIVE. This person must have experience in all types of fencing and be able to use a post knocker without supervision. This position will provide an opportunity for career progression.
It will focus on fencing but will also include work in other areas of our countryside management business. We’re based in the East Midlands but our work takes us far and wide across the country.
Full Time – Salary based on experience.
Works involved are varied and include general maintenance, strimming, planting, fencing, arboriculture, tree felling, tree dismantling, tree removal, stump grinding, pruning, tree & hedge planting, hedge cutting, forestry maintenance, quarry maintenance, ecological and landscaping.
Greenfields Countryside Ltd have an exceptional Health & Safety record and require that all Employees work to our risk assessment, method statements and abide our working policies.
All our work is undertaken to a high standard and we expect this standard to be consistent throughout. NPTC/CSCS Certification is an advantage however the right applicant will be put through the relevant certification.
Health and Safety Assistant
Job Description (This list is not exhaustive):
General Health & Safety administration which will specifically include the creation of Risk Assessments and Method statements for reactive and planned works on a daily basis
Distribute information, advice and guidance to site personnel regarding Company Rules, Policies and Health and Safety Legislation
Assess subcontractors health and safety policies and insurances prior to approval and monitor compliance to Company Standards and the requirements of health and safety legislation
Send and monitor relevant signatory required documentation to enable subcontractors to be on our approved subcontractors list
Liaise with the Supervisors/Site operatives regarding any health and safety documentations
To be able to work with and manage appropriately, sensitive and confidential information
Booking Health, Safety & Environment Tests for site operatives
Booking 6 monthly and annual LOLER inspections
Build and maintain a positive working relationship with Croner our External Health & Safety Advisors
Provide training manuals/pre induction course paperwork/signature of attendance forms
Booking in Health & Safety Training
Supporting the Health & Safety Manager in the following:
Assist the Health & Safety Manager in conducting on-site inspections and undertake yearly, monthly and weekly statutory inspections
Support the Health & Safety Manager in investigating incidents, accidents and near misses, assist in collating statistics and keeping the register up to date
Assist with the collating of information to enable HSMS (Health, Safety, Management Systems) manual production
Assist the H&S Manager with promoting and maintaining the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management
Assist with keeping Company accreditations and licenses up to date
Assisting the Health & Safety Manager in ensuring the companies H&S records are kept up to date
Assist with H&S induction programme
Provide support in reviewing/updating the internal risk assessments and method statements
Health and Safety Assistant – Personal Skills:
Previous knowledge/experience of Health and Safety
Excellent communication skills
Organised, structured and professional
Ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
Computer (apple mac) literate with good user knowledge of Microsoft packages
Strong analytical skills
Lead by example and promote best practice at all times
Ability to work on own initiative
We are more interested in the individual and their passion for H&S rather than their current experience in this area. We can develop competence, but we cannot develop passion.
Here at Greenfields Countryside Ltd we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible
candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief,
marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
Benefits & Job Role Information
Company Pension Scheme
Pro Rata Holiday
Salary negotiable based on experience
Days – Monday to Friday
Hours – 10am to 2pm (hours are flexible/negotiable)
This position is a new role and we would expect the working hours to expand with the role.
If you are interested in the above positions, please send a short email with a brief description why you think you are suitable for the role along with your c.v to firstname.lastname@example.org