Grounds Maintenance Operative (Temporary)

Enfield | Salary Unspecified

Application Close Date: 20/03/2020 (Closed)

Grounds Maintenance Operative (Temporary)


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

The role of Grounds Maintenance Operative at London Borough of Enfield is essential in the service provision for the maintenance of the highways and housing, grass areas, horticultural features: shrub beds, hedges.   

The Opportunity

You will report to the Contract Supervisor and/or the designated team leader on a daily basis. This is a full time temporary position, working a 40-hour week.

Duties include: 

  • Keeping all designated landscape areas neat and tidy, as necessary and as per the contract work schedule.
  • Ensuring that all green waste material is collected and disposed of at the appropriate recycling centre 
  • Assisting higher graded staff with their work, in more skilled tasks.
  • Assisting with Grounds Maintenance works for and at other Glendale contracts as and when necessary.
  • Carrying out additional works, as and when they arise, to complete contracts from other companies.
  • Completing paperwork provided by the company, which in the main is for monitoring purposes.
  • The upkeep, as per Glendale policies, of company vehicles, machinery, tools and PPE, which are available and are provided to undertake this role.

The Person

  • Proactive member of staff with a passion for grounds maintenance, outdoor working, countryside  and the environment
  • The candidate will have good organisational and interpersonal skills: be able to deal with clients and the public and work in a team
  • Be able to work to undertake duties with  minimum of supervision
  • The ideal candidate will have practical knowledge and skills in grounds maintenance, including pedestrian and ride-on grass cutting 
  • Landscaping experience – Digger and Dumper ticket, Trailer license, Chapter 8 and CAT & Genny 

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 continuously growing. 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

Closing Date


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

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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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