Betts Estates

Grounds Staff

Martley, Worcester

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and hardworking full-time Estate Grounds staff to join our small team in a fast-growing business. This position is based in Martley, Worcester and will cover sites in the West Midlands. Ideally candidates should have at least one year’s experience.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Grass and verge cutting, strimming and general verge maintenance across Estate villages and Nature Reserves;
  • Weed control on hard-standing areas, yards, tracks and paths using knapsack and vehicle mounted sprayers;
  • Grassland topping and parkland maintenance using hand & ride-on mowers;
  • Grassland weed control;
  • Wildflower meadow seeding;
  • Clear up fallen trees and limbs across the Estates;
  • Firewood production;
  • Maintenance fencing and gates around the Estate;
  • Parkland tree planting and maintenance.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ideally candidates should have some or all the following:
  • Self-motivation and ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team;
  • Full driving licence and use of vehicle;
  • NPTC PA1, PA2 & PA6;
  • ATV Sit Aside/Sit In course;
  • Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting;
  • Experience with ground maintenance machinery, particularly ride-on mowers;
  • Experience with tractor driving.


Salary will be dependent on experience and ability. Additional benefits include a commitment to ongoing professional development, the auto-enrolment pension scheme, a small welfare scheme, payment of professional membership fees and 25 days annual leave (exclusive of public holidays).

Please email including your full name and contact details, plus a short introduction and your CV.

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