Back to jobs

Grounds Maintenance Operative - Surrey

Job description

Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Surrey

Full Time

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

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

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

We are seeking a Grounds Maintenance Operatives to work on our Schools contract covering the Surrey area.

These are fixed term full time positions and candidates will be required to work 40 hours a week and based at our depot in Guildford.

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 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.

The Opportunity

  • Duties may include grass cutting, line marking, hedge trimming, clearing leaves, shrub bed maintenance and litter as required.

  • The post holders will be required to drive/tow (if they hold the licence to do so) or be required to operate a large tractor pulling a 10 unit grass cutting machine, therefore a full clean UK driving licence is required for this post, as well as previous experience and relevant tickets.

  • Candidates will also use a range of other tools and some machinery maintenance

The Person

  • Applicants should be enthusiastic, hard working individuals.

  • The post holders may be required to operate tractors, ride-on mowers and drive company vehicles/tow trailers therefore a full clean UK driving licence is required for all posts.

  • Applicants must be reliable and conscientious, have a can-do attitude and willingness to learn with the ability to work on their own initiative.

  • Previous experience of grounds maintenance work, horticultural tasks and use of handheld machinery is desirable but full training will be given.

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 luke.rapley@glendale-services.co.uk

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 www.glendale-services.co.uk.

Follow us on Twitter @GlendaleUK

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.