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Grounds Maintenance Operative - Edinburgh

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Grounds Maintenance Operative | Edinburgh

Salary from  £12.60 per hour

Fixed Term Contract - Full and Part Time Positions

Interview date: Interviews will be ongoing – apply as soon as possible!

This is an exciting time to join our team as the growing season begins. Do you enjoy working outdoors and have an interest in gardening? Are you enthusiastic and hardworking? Are you highly motivated? If so, here is the role awaiting you, undertaking grounds maintenance work, including mowing grassed areas, hedge trimming along with maintenance to shrub and flower beds. Glendale carry out grounds maintenance and landscaping for public sector and commercial clients across the whole of Scotland, with bases in Edinburgh, Falkirk and Aberdeen.

What can we offer you?

  • Uniform and Full PPE Provided.

  • Incremental paid annual leave

  • 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

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

Who are you?

  • You should be able to adapt to different working conditions as the post is physically demanding.

  • You will be reliable and conscientious, have a can-do attitude and willingness to learn with the ability to work on your own initiative.

  • It would be advantageous if you have experience using a wide variety of small engine machinery such as strimmer, lawn mower, leaf blower etc but if not full training will be provided.

  • A full driving licence and PA1 & PA6 are desirable

  • Are you interested in gaining a qualification whilst you earn, hoping for a career pathway within the industry? If this is of interest to you we can look at an Apprenticeship in Horticulture at Oatridge Agricultural College, SVQ in Parks, Gardens and Green Spaces or Horticulture L3 for you.  For people with ambitions to develop a career with us there will be the opportunity to gain tickets for relevant equipment and horticultural qualifications.

How to Apply

If you feel that this job would suit you please apply with a letter of application and CV to  angela.thompson@glendale-services.co.uk

Closing Date: Ongoing

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 www.glendale-services.co.uk. 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.

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