Grounds Maintenance Operative

Lewisham | London Living Wage per annum

Application Close Date: 01/02/2019 (Closed)

Position: Grounds Maintenance Operative.

Location: Lewisham

Salary: London Living Wage


Glendale Grounds Management Ltd is one of the UK’s leading grounds maintenance contractors, providing green services to parks, gardens and green open spaces for local authorities and blue chip private sector clients.


Glendale has managed park and open spaces on behalf of Lewisham Borough Council since February 2000 that has seen many successes, in particular a flagship ‘working in partnership’ model between local authority and contractor, 16 current Green Flag Awards, year on year customer satisfaction survey improvements  and in 2018 topped the ranking in a benchmarking excersie covering all London boroughs and their open spaces in the Good Parks for London report 2018.


Due to the unique nature and the diversity of works that are available within the Lewisham contract makeup, opportunities for career progression are available and encouraged to be taken up. This contract has adopted the London Living Wage.


Grounds Maintenance Operative. (Full Time)

(Working Hours : Monday – Friday 07:30 – 16:00)

Duties will include grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves, shrub bed maintenance, various planting works and  adhering to all Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Working within a team carrying out ground maintenance to high standards, candidates should have a minimum of 6 months experience within the horticultural / grounds maintenance industry and hold a full and clean UK driving licence.

Excellent customer care and a ‘can do’ attitude are essential.


On completion of a sucessful fixed term period the candidate will be offered a full time position.


To apply you can either call us on 0208 318 3986 to ask for an application form, or write enclosing a full CV to The Lodge, Mountsfield Park, Stainton Road, Catford, SE6 1AN or email to


If you are interested in applying we suggest you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed throughout the process.


Closing Date: Friday 1st February 2019


Glendale is an Equal Opportunities Employer



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