Team Leader

Gatwick Airport | Salary Unspecified

Application Close Date: 31/10/2019 (Closed)

Team Leader 

Gatwick Airport 

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

Glendale Gatwick is seeking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Team Leader to join the established team at Gatwick Airport. 

The successful candidates will be a highly valued part of the team, responsible for the day-to-day planning of grounds maintenance activities, supporting the Supervisor and Contract Manager. This is a hands-on role involving practical grounds maintenance, direct client contact, managing the progress of teams on-site and taking quick and effective action to maintain both high productivity levels and client and public satisfaction. 

Candidates will be well organised and have skills in landscaping and grounds maintenance operations.  Have excellent leadership ability, be enthusiastic as well as possessing natural people management and communication skills. Candidates should ideally have at least 3 years experience, a full UK driving licence, PA1 AND PA6 certificates and an NVQ level 2 or above in horticulture.

The role will 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. 

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

Closing Date

  • 31st October 2019 

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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