Grounds Maintenance Operative (Team Leader opportunities available)

Edinburgh | £9.90-£11.50 per hour per annum

Application Close Date: 08/10/2022 (Closed)

Grounds Maintenance Operatives (Team Leader opportunities dependent on skills and qualifications)


Full Time, Part Time & Seasonal flexible roles available

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

Starting Salary £9.90 up to £11.50 per hour dependent on experience, skills and qualifications (with additional productivity bonus)

Glendale carry out grounds maintenance and landscaping for public sector and commercial clients across the whole of Scotland, with bases in Edinburgh, Falkirk and Aberdeen.

Full training will be provided. For people with ambitions to develop a career with us there will be the opportunity to gain tickets for relevant equipment and horticultural qualifications.

Who are we?

Glendale is one of the largest green space management service providers in the UK and specialise in tree care and management, grounds maintenance and landscaping, for more information –

Who are you?

Applicants must be reliable and conscientious, have a can-do attitude and willingness to learn with the ability to work on their own initiative.

You should be able to adapt to different working conditions as the post is physically demanding. It would be advantageous if you have experience using a wide variety of small engine machinery such as strimmer, lawn mower, leaf blower etc but if not full training will be provided to get you up to speed. A full driving licence and PA1 & PA6 are desirable. Above all, we value reliability, willingness to learn and a strong work ethic to assist us in ensuring our customers receive a high standard of service.

Are you interested in gaining a qualification whilst you earn, hoping for a career pathway within the industry?

If this is of interest to you we can look at an Apprenticeship in Horticulture at Oatridge Agricultural College, SVQ in Parks, Gardens and Green Spaces or Horticulture L3 for you.

A Glimpse into the Role awaiting You…

Undertaking grounds maintenance work including mowing grassed areas, strimming, blowing, hedge trimming along with general maintenance to shrub and flower beds.

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Incremental annual leave
  • 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

Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

About Glendale

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

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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