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Grounds Maintenance Operative - Northallerton

Job description

Grounds Maintenance Operative - Northallerton - DL6 2YD

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

At the forefront of green service provision across the UK since 1989, Glendale offers innovative solutions for the total management and maintenance of the green environment.

The Opportunity

  • Full Time, Fixed Term Contract from 1 March 2024 to 30 September 2024

  • 45 Hours per week - Monday to Friday 7.00am to 4.30pm.

  • £11.44 per hour

  • Work outdoors and contribute to the maintenance of open spaces and the care of green spaces.

  • Duties will include hedge trimming, clearing leaves, shrub bed maintenance, sweeping, garden clearance and litter as required.

The Person

  • The ideal candidate must be keen to learn, enjoy a challenge, be honest, hardworking, reliable and personable and have a keen interest in horticulture. In return, we offer a competitive remuneration package which is tailored to your skills and qualifications.

  • Previous knowledge of Grounds Maintenance skills and horticulture are desirable, however training will be provided.

  • Previous experience of handheld machinery is desirable, however full training will be given.

  • Operative must hold a full, clean UK driving license

  • Reliable and conscientious with a can do attitude

  • A willingness to learn

  • Ability to work on one's own initiative

  • Previous experience of grounds maintenance work, horticultural tasks.

  • Willingness to undertake police accreditation and DBS reference check.

  • Must be able to drive, Ideally have a full, clean driving licence.

  • PA1 & PA6 preferred but not  essential.

  • Willingness to comply with clients strict health and safety requirements

  • Applicants must be reliable and conscientious and will be required to work on their own initiative.

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel booking, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure  activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

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 proud to be Equal Opportunity employers and are committed to inclusion and diversity

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.