Grounds Maintenance Operative

Lee Valley | up to £11.05 per hour per annum

Application Close Date: 31/08/2022 (Closed)

Grounds Maintenance Operative – Permanent

Waltham Abbey, Essex

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing green services to private and public sector businesses.

The business is seeking to appoint 3 permanent staff members.

The Opportunity
This a great opportunity to work in the prestigious Lee Valley Regional Park, covering 26 miles from Broxbourne through to the Olympic Park in Stratford, based in our Waltham Abbey Depot, Essex. The successful applicant will be a proactive individual who has demonstrable experience in the grounds maintenance industry

Reporting directly to the contract supervisor and / or designated team leader on a daily basis, this is a full time, permanent position, on an annualised hours contract (Monday – Friday, 45 hours per week from April to September, 35 hours per week from October to March)

The Person

  • Must have experience within the grounds maintenance industry.
  • Experience in the use of pedestrian and handheld equipment are essential, ride on machinery & PA1/PA6 are desirable.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work in a demanding environment.
  • Enthusiasm, good communication skills and a good understanding of health and safety are essential.
  • Ideally have a full, clean driving licence
  • Will understand and subscribe to the importance of working as a team

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

Glendale is a well established business that is growing so successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

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

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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