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Job Overview

  • Job Type Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary Offer Up to £21924
  • Postal Code YO8 8PH
  • Job Location Yorkshire
  • Region North East, North West
Grounds Maintenance Operative
Drax Power Station (YO8 8PH)
This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing green services to private and public sector businesses.
The main purpose of this role is to provide an effective grounds maintenance service and leadership to a team of 6.
The Opportunity
  • Full time, Permanent Role
  • 40 Hours per week – Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.00pm with occasional call outs.
  • £21,924.00 per annum (with overtime available)
  • 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. Gritting – weather permitting.
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?
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee discount portal
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • 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.
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: 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.
Only candidates can apply for this job.
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