Grounds Maintenance Operative - York

York | Salary Unspecified

Application Close Date: 30/06/2022 (Closed)


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

The main purpose of this role is to provide an effective grounds maintenance service. The Grounds maintenance Operative will be required to have an understanding in garden maintenance and have an understanding of the machinery used to carry out grounds maintenance tasks.

The Opportunity

  • This is an opportunity to work outdoors and contribute to the maintenance of open spaces and the care of green spaces across the North West Region. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a keen interest in horticulture to join the largest specialist green service provider in the UK. Duties will include hedge trimming, clearing leaves, shrub bed maintenance, sweeping, garden clearance and lier as required. Requiring genuine commitment, this position offers an exciting challenge and a chance for a highly motivated team player to advance their career within a stable working environment and within a successful and growing company. The ideal candidate must be keen to learn, enjoy a challenge, be honest, hardworking, reliable and personable and have a keen interest in horticulture. In return, we offer a competitive remuneration package which is tailored to your skills and qualifications.

The Person

  • Previous knowledge of Grounds Maintenance skills and horticulture are desirable, however training will be provided. 
  • Previous experience of handheld machinery is desirable, however full training will be given. 
  • Operative must hold a full, clean UK driving licence
  • Reliable and conscientious 
  • A can do attitude 
  • A willingness to learn 
  • Ability to work on one’s own initiative 
  • Previous experience of grounds maintenance work, horticultural tasks. 

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 

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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