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Team Leader-Poole

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Team Leader - Poole

£12.50 per hour with company vehicle

Do you have grounds maintenance experience and consider yourself a leader with development aspirations? Are you reliable and conscientious? Can you lead teams maintaining sites across Dorset? Ready to step up, take responsibility and join a company that can offer valuable career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

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

At Glendale, we have a great new opportunity for a full time grounds maintenance team leader to support ongoing contract works for Aster Housing working on a range of sites.

Who are we?

Glendale, a winner of BALI Employer of the Year, has revenues of £50 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 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.

Who are you?

  • Ideally qualified in horticulture with a minimum of 2 years experience.

  • A confident person who can display good people management skills.

  • Adaptable to different working techniques with a strong work ethic.

  • Experienced using a wide variety of small engine machinery

  • Good IT knowledge

  • Ideally have a full, clean driving licence and be able to tow.

  • PA1 & PA6 is desirable.

  • Aware of all relevant industry Health & Safety legislation.

  • Reliable and conscientious and able to work on their own initiative.

A Glimpse into the Role awaiting You

  • Reporting to the contract supervisor in the effective delivery of the programmed maintenance.

  • Taking responsibility for the works on site, including timekeeping, productivity arrangements for breaks, dealing with members of the public, visitors to the site and deliveries.

  • Proactively leading by example, motivating and guiding the team and maintaining workforce discipline.

  • Operating and ensuring others operate company and hire vehicles, machinery and equipment with care and that daily checks and routine servicing are carried and properly recorded.

  • To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required by the Contracts Manager.

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

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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.