Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Gatwick Airport | Salary Unspecified

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

Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Glendale – Gatwick 

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


The Opportunity


  • Glendale Gatwick is seeking to recruit  Grounds Maintenance Operatives 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 candidates could be placed with our airside team and as such there could be a requirement to undertake some essential roles overnight, throughout the season. 
  • Full time position (40hrs/wk) – Permanent and fixed term contracts available 
  • Duties will include grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves, shrub bed maintenance. Spraying, countryside works  litter as required.


The Person


  • Must have experience within the grounds maintenance industry.
  • 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 
  • They will understand and subscribe to the importance of working as a team
  • The position would require the candidate/s 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 DBS check. 


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

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 or contact us on

TEL –  01293 660 833


Closing Date


  • 20th March 2020


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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