Canal Maintenance Operative

Posted 7 months ago

Dovetail Group (uk) work closely with the UK’s leading property management providers – managing 150 sites on long term contracts. Having the right tools for the job is a key factor in delivering a great service, and our operatives use the best equipment & machinery.

This role involves maintaining the inland waterways in the West Midlands area, including but not limited to: grass cutting throughout summer and hedge cutting during the winter months. Previous experience in vegetation management would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be provided, successful candidates will receive NPTC/LANTRA qualifications and full company benefits package (to be discussed during interview).


  • Duties include, Grass cutting with industrial mowers and Strimmers, driving to and from the work site, risk assessment, hazard reporting, basic level of machinery maintenance and upkeep.


  • Full UK Driving License. Own vehicle to arrive at Dovetail Yard (B92 0DY) then use our vehicles/equipment throughout the day.

Highly Desirable: 

  • Safe use of Brush-cutters, trimmers and pedestrian mower certificates.
  • PA1 and PA6 spraying licences.

Hardworking grounds maintenance persons will have an excellent opportunity to work for a fast growing business, with room to develop and pursue career opportunities within the company.

Job Features

Hours7am - 4pm
Pay£17,000 - £19,500
Contract TypeFull time, Permanent

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