Grounds Maintenance Team Leader

Edinburgh | Salary Unspecified

Application Close Date: 31/07/2022 (Closed)


Competitive Hourly Rates of pay dependent on skills and qualifications plus achievable output bonus

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

If you identify with the above, this role was made for you!

Glendale has recently been awarded a 3 year contract to maintain the grounds and gardens for a prestigious housing client spanning across Edinburgh and Central Scotland. We now seek to recruit a number of staff to support this and other growing contracts in both Edinburgh and Falkirk

And most importantly, you will be joining a company that can offer valuable career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

Who are we?

Glendale, a winner of BALI Employer of the Year, has revenues of £45 million.

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 We are a green business with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do. We have been at the forefront of green services provision since 1989 and offer innovative solutions for the management and maintenance of the green environment.

Who are you?

Candidates will be highly motivated individuals reporting to the Supervisor or Senior Team Leaders as required, to provide management support to the operational works

Ideally the candidate should be qualified in horticulture with a minimum of 3 years experience. A confident person who can display good people management and have a good knowledge of IT. Adaptable to different working techniques with a strong work ethic and experience using a wide variety of small engine machinery. Ideally have a full, clean driving licence. PA1 & PA6 is desirable. Aware of all relevant industry Health & Safety legislation.

A Glimpse into the Role awaiting You…

Assisting the Supervisor and Senior Team Leaders in the effective delivery of the programmed maintenance. Taking responsibility for the works on site, including timekeeping, productivity arrangements for breaks, dealing with members of the public, visitors to the site and deliveries. Proactively leading by example, motivating and guiding the team and maintaining workforce discipline. Operating and ensuring others operate company and hire vehicles, machinery and equipment with care and that daily checks and routine servicing are carried and properly recorded. 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?

  • 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

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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