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  • Cork
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General Operative (Maintenance)

  • Full Time
  • Cork

SAP Landscapes Ltd has created and sustained Ireland’s most prestigious landscapes for over 40 years.  All employees are required to work as part of a team to ensure the quality of work delivered is to an excellent standard and that the work is completed in an efficient and timely manner.  SAP Landscapes Ltd expects all work to be delivered to a high standard.

This role will involve the use of machinery and equipment and will include physical exertion (manual handling etc.) on a daily basis.

All General Operatives are required to start work from SAP sites. General Operatives will then be directed to the relevant client site which include nationwide sites.

Position: General Operative

Reporting to: Site Foreperson

Location: Cork

This job description outlines some of the duties and responsibilities that are associated with your role but it is by no means an exhaustive list and may be amended as the management of the company directs.

Duties Include:

  • Lawn care – mowing, strimming and edging.
  • Shrub and hedge pruning and maintenance.
  • Tree maintenance.
  • Weed control and herbicide application.
  • Litter and debris collection.
  • Seeding and turfing of lawns.
  • Paving/light civil works.
  • Tree and shrub planting.
  • Ad hoc duties.


  • Adhering to the companies’ policies and procedures in relation to all aspects of Health & Safety.
  • Obeying clients site rules & regulations in general and in particular in relation to Health & Safety.
  • Follow instruction provided by management and your site Foreperson.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the quality of work is delivered to an excellent standard and that the work completed is carried out in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Ensure work is of a high standard that is expected in SAP Landscapes.


  • Hourly rate From €13.00 (DOE)
  • EAP Programme in place (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Annual Bonus
  • General Hours are 6.30 – 16.15 weekdays (working day may vary)
  • PPE Provided
  • Overtime (at attractive rates)
  • Pension (T&C’s)
  • Excellent Progression Opportunities
  • Various training courses covered by SAP Landscapes (T&C’s)
  • Bike to Work Scheme (T&C’s)


  • Valid Safe Pass is essential
  • Provisional / Full Driving Licence
  • B+E Licence / Tractor Experience is an advantage
  • Previous experience / knowledge in similar industry desirable.


Training & Development:

At SAP Landscapes, we believe that our most important asset is our people. That is why we like to promote from within and develop employees to progress further in their career. As a General Operative you have the potential to become a 2nd in crew and subsequently a foreperson, through consistent training & development.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

SAP Landscapes are an equal opportunities employer.

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