Groundsman – Stowmarket Grounds Depot, Suffolk

Stowmarket Grounds Depot have a new vacancy for a Groundsman to join their team.

  • Posted: 09/02/2022
  • Salary: £9.75 Per Hour

Job Specification

About us:

Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-service facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is putting our staff and customers at the heart of everything we do.

The Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Groundsman to join our team in Stowmarket, Suffolk. If you have a passion for delivering excellent customer service and want to make the difference then apply for this role today.

Main responsibilities for the Groundsman:

  • Supervisory role (for example, allocation of duties, work rotas)
  • General maintenance of sites (for example, grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves, hoeing, pruning, strimming, planting, weed control using chemicals, seeding, etc)
  • Setting out and overmarking of sports pitches and upkeep of artificial/synthetic surfaces
  • Use of the usual range of tools and equipment and the use of powered hand tools and ride-on mowers
  • Oversight of the correct usage and maintenance of equipment and vehicle
  • Interpretation of plans, site preparation, soft and hard landscaping

The Groundsman will have:

  • Highly motivated
  • Experience of commercial or amenity horticulture
  • Good communication and liaison skills
  • Clean current driving licence
  • Possession of PA1 and PA6 Pesticide Application Certificates


  • Knowledge of fine turf surfaces
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of grounds maintenance, ie, specifications and health and safety requirements
  • Good plant knowledge
  • Horticultural qualification
  • Experience of towing a trailer
  • Experience in Grounds Maintenance

Groundsman- Vertas Group Limited

Stowmarket Grounds Depot

37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

£9.75 per hour



Your Package

  • £9.75 per hour.
  • Minimum of 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Shopping discount scheme with LifeWorks
  • And much more…..

Apply for this position

Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-services facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is driven by putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of everything we do.