Sports Operative

Nuneaton | Salary Unspecified

Application Close Date: 31/05/2021 (Closed)


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

The Opportunity

  • Nuneaton consists of a variety of grounds maintenance delivered over the Borough of Nuneaton and Bedworth on behalf of the Borough Council. Work includes: Highway verge mowing, sports field grass cutting, fine turf maintenance, sports marking, shrub bed maintenance annual flower beds, and Cemetery provision. 
  • We are seeking experienced Sports operatives to assist in the smooth running of the contract where the responsibilities of this operative will be as followed : 
    •  Marking out pitches 
    •  knowledge of fine turf is ideal
    • marking out bowling green and pitch inputs
  • This is a key role for delivering the prestiges Nuneaton & Bedworth grounds maintenance contract that ideally requires a high level of experienced operatives to ensure the smooth delivery of the contract to Glendale’s customers. 

The Person

  • Must hold a clean full UK driving licence
  • An enthusiasm and passion for green services is ideal and the delivering a technically competent and professional service.
  • To ideally be a strong motivated team player with the ability to challenge current working practices and to increase productivity levels.
  • Strong customer / client communication and sales skills.
  • Someone with presence and stature, who is strong on planning and time management.
  • A clear identification with the requirements of customers.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills are ideal.


The candidate will ideally hold some if not all of the following qualifications:

NVQ in Sports

PA1 & PA6 

Trailer License 

Full Clean UK driving license 

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

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