2217 Training Area Operative

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at Lydd Camp as a Training Area Operative. As the Training Area Operative, you will be responsible for the maintenance of the military training area. This exciting opportunity will suit someone who enjoys the outdoors and is looking for a new challenge supporting our military.

This varied role will mainly operate outdoors on the ranges, with the following responsibilities:

* Preparing military ranges and training areas for use

* Preventative maintenance

* Grounds maintenance

* Forestry and maintenance works

* Housekeeping

* Equipment testing

* Driving and operating fleet vehicles

* To ensure that the Training Estate Facilities adhere to safe systems of work

* Liaise with stakeholders

* Use both IT and paper based systems to complete any relevant documentation

What you can do

* Knowledge in H&S such as COSHH, manual handling, risk assessment and safe systems of work

* Have an experience as a range/training/military area user (desirable)

* Have a full driver’s license valid in the United Kingdom (essential), hold a specialist licenses e.g. HGV, PCV (desirable, but not essential)

* Ability to operate rural plant and machinery (desirable)

* Basic IT skills

* Willingness to undertake training to work in high risk areas e.g. Transporting dangerous loads