Grounds Maintenance Operative

Devon | up to £10 per hour per annum

Application Close Date: 08/07/2022 (8 days remaining)

Full Time or Part Time roles available; up to £10 an hour dependent on skills and qualifications

Do you enjoy working outdoors? Are you enthusiastic and hardworking? Are you highly motivated?

If you identify with the above, this role was made for you!

Glendale has recently secured contract extension and continues to develop work across the south west, maintaining the grounds and gardens for a prestigious housing, blue chip, utility and commercial clients, spanning across Cornwall and Devon. We now seek to recruit a number of staff to support this exciting growth period.

And most importantly, you will be joining a company that can offer valuable career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

Who are we?

Glendale, a winner of BALI Employer of the Year, has revenues of £45 million.

Glendale is one of the largest green space management service providers in the UK and specialises in tree care and management, grounds maintenance and landscaping. For more information visit www.glendale-services.co.uk. We are a green business with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do. We have been at the forefront of green services provision since 1989 and offer innovative solutions for the management and maintenance of the green environment.

Who are you?

Previous experience of grounds maintenance work, horticultural tasks and use of handheld machinery is desirable but full training will be given. Candidates with a formal qualification in horticulture, PA1 & PA6, machinery competency certificates and a UK drivers licence will be at an advantage. A full, clean driving licence is essential and experience of driving light commercial vehicles and towing trailers is desirable. Applicants must be reliable and conscientious, have a can-do attitude and willingness to learn with the ability to work on their own initiative. If you don’t have these qualifications but want to develop your skills then please do apply.

A Glimpse into the Role awaiting You…

Undertaking grounds maintenance work including mowing large grassed areas, strimming, blowing, line marking and renovation, hedge trimming along with general maintenance to shrub beds. Sports markings, hedge cutting and hard surface spraying operations.

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal – discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV to Ian.howard@glendale-services.co.uk 

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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