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Land & Vegetation Machine Operator

Job Type:

Full time




Job Description:

Ferns Group are a family run business with over 25 years’ experience as an established Utilities and Reinstatement company, specialising in Telecoms Civils, and tailored reinstatement services.

Our Mission is “to be the preferred choice in our field by adding value to our business partners without compromise to quality, safety or the environment.”​

Our Land & Vegetation company Canvins Ltd, are are looking for two skilled Land and Vegetation Operatives to help deliver on various project works, from their base in Maidstone.

The work will include all aspects of Land & Vegetation Management for a wide range of clients, from Commercial & Corporate, Large Estates, Utilities, Councils & Housing Associations to Domestic Clients.
There will be use of a modern fleet of vehicles and Plant, including Robotic Mulchers, Telehandlers and Excavators with tree shears.

Main responsibilities:
Working on various Land & Vegetation projects, for example Vegetation Clearance, Reinstatement works, Pond Management and Machinery operating tasks.  

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
Ability to safely operating PLANT and Machinery including, excavators, telehandlers and tractors.
Valid UK driver’s license /HGV license/ Crane license (CPCS)

£14 to £17.50 per hour depending on experience

Working Conditions:
Outdoor work in various weather conditions

You will be able to undertake various daily physical tasks including lifting and operating machinery  

Job Type: Full-time – Self Employed  

Shift and Schedule: approx. 50 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Overtime and weekend availability.  

Please note some of our sites will require Enhanced DBS checks (we can provide details on application but this should not prevent anyone from applying).

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Ferns Group are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and committed to treating all our employees and job applicants equally. We embrace equal opportunities, including working with the prison service, and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

All applicants must have rights to work in the UK and be willing to undertake the relevant pre-employment screening checks should your application be successful.