Grounds Maintenance Jobs

Join us in creating and maintaining beautiful green spaces.

Here at Glendale, our team is what makes our company thrive – without them, we wouldn’t be the company that we are today. Because we believe that a good team makes a good business, we only hire the best – the most hard-working, dedicated, passionate, and skilled groundskeepers. If we hire you, just know it wasn’t a decision made lightly – we truly believe you’d be the perfect fit for Glendale and we’d be the perfect fit for you.

Groundskeeping Jobs with a Reputable Company

Founded in 1985 originally as a forestry, tree harvesting and consultancy business, Glendale has been striving for a greener future and building our reputation up as one of the UK’s leading arboriculture companies for almost 40 years. We’ve got clients all over the country and contracts worth millions of pounds – our clients trust us with making sure their green spaces are up to a high standard, both in how they look and how healthy their plants, shrubs, flowers, and trees are.

That trust comes with a big responsibility which is where our fantastic Glendale team comes in – they can handle that responsibility and they make sure they’re always meeting our clients’ every requirement and exceeding their expectations. That’s why it’s so important for us to thoroughly advertise any groundskeeping jobs we have available and look for attributes in each interviewee that would suit Glendale perfectly.

Glendale is a forward-thinking company with the goal of continued growth and success within the arboriculture and horticulture industry, anyone who joins us will be joining an ambitious business which cares about every single employee.

Groundsman Jobs: What we look for

When going over each applicant there are a few things that our expert recruiters look for when choosing a successful applicant. This does vary based on the groundsman job but in general, we look for:

  • Experience within the grounds maintenance industry.
  • Experience in the use of pedestrian and handheld equipment is essential, ride on machinery & PA1/PA6  are desirable.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work in a demanding environment.
  • Enthusiasm, good communication skills and a good understanding of health and safety are essential.
  • Ideally have a full, clean driving licence
  • Will understand and subscribe to the importance of working as a team
  • Reliable and conscientious with a can-do attitude
  • A willingness to learn
  • Ability to work on one’s own initiative

If you feel like all of these bullet points describe you well, then you might have a chance to join Glendale, a winner of BALI Employer of the Year, in one of our groundsman jobs. You can take a look at the latest groundskeeping jobs we have available on our latest vacancies page, where you can find grounds maintenance operative roles. This includes everything from full-time to fixed-term grounds person vacancies. However, if you can’t find anything in your area, then don’t be disappointed – we often have vacancies not listed on the website for various reasons, you can simply scroll to the bottom of this page where you’ll find a form that you can use to apply to a groundsman role. Simply attach your CV and our recruiters will let you know if there’s anything available within your area.

When joining our team, you’ll be completing a range of services from grass cutting to bedding, as well as working in a variety of places including estates and parks.

Why Glendale?

We might be slightly biased, but we believe that Glendale is one of the best companies to join in this industry. We can offer you a ton of benefits which include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Incremental 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

Not only that though, we’re also a company that cares. All of the benefits above sound great, but if you join a company whose managers, team leaders, directors, or any higher-up members of staff simply don’t care or treat you badly, then the great benefits don’t matter. Our main priority is making sure our staff are happy, healthy, and safe at work. It’s all good saying that though, every company can say that they care, what sets us apart is that we take action. We’ve got six mental health first aiders within our team, and we always encourage our employees to get support if they need it. There’s no shame in struggling with your mental health, in fact, the amount of people struggling with their mental health in the horticulture industry is actually higher than the national average, which makes it even more important to offer resources and help to our team. We also want to be the benchmark when it comes to inclusivity and diversity within this industry, we make sure to give everyone a chance, as well as encourage other businesses to do the same.

You’ll be working within a team consisting of like-minded individuals as well as working alongside complete experts in the form of our team leaders, managers, and supervisors, who you can learn and grow from.

Looking for Grounds Maintenance Jobs UK? Apply Below.

If you’re wanting to join the Glendale family, simply complete the form below and our recruiters will match any grounds maintenance jobs we have available, we’ve got vacancies everywhere, in London, Essex, Heathrow, Rotherham, Bolton, Somerset, Surrey, Elmbridge, Kent, Stockport, Nuneaton and plenty more. We’ll give you a call for an interview if we have a job that will suit you.

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