Grounds Maintenance Operative

Gatwick Airport | Salary Unspecified

Application Close Date: 19/02/2019 (Closed)

Position: Grounds Maintenance Operative

Location: Glendale – Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex

Glendale is a £50 million+ company delivering ‘green services’ throughout the UK. Activities include grounds management, landscaping, countryside and estates management, horticulture and arboriculture.

Glendale Gatwick is seeking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Operative  to join the established team at Gatwick and assist  with the Ground Maintenance activities that are carried out in and around Gatwick Airport.

Candidates ideally should have prior experience in the horticulture and ground maintenance sector and will be required to contribute fully in the delivery of the high quality and visual works performed by the  operational teams. The successful will be placed with our airside team and as such there could be a requirement to undertake some essential roles overnight, throughout the season.

Duties include :

  • Grass cutting – Using ride on mowers, pedestrian mowers and strimmers.
  • Hedge cutting.
  • Maniatence and planting of annual bedding displays including irrigation when required.
  • Shrub bed maintenance including pruning, weeding and planting.
  • Weed Spraying.
  • General horticulture duties.

The ideal candidates should have a minimum of 6 months experience however some training will be provided and hold a full clean UK driving licence.

The position would require the candidate to access all external areas in his/her role and as such, in addition to personal references the candidate will have to provide a personal reference, a minimum of 5 years employment reference with any gaps larger than 28 days to be additional referenced, evidence of security clearance will  be required and to provide an up to date CRB check.

The position is full time – 40 hrs per week

To apply and receive a full copy of the job description for this position, please send a letter of application & CV  to Jon Eglin

or post to: Glendale, Old Control Tower Road, Off Larkins Road, North Zone, Gatwick, West Sussex RH6 0NP

Closing Date:

15th February 2019

Glendale is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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