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Job Overview

  • Job Type Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary Offer Up to £27500
  • Postal Code LE15 6HP
  • Job Location Rutland
  • Region Midlands
Grounds Maintenance Team Leader – Rutland
Are you an effective leader? Are you proactive? Are you results driven?
If you identify with the above, this role was made for you!
At Glendale, we have an exciting new contract commencing in Rutland.
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 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
  • Full time, Permanent Role
  • 40 Hours per week
  • £27,500.00 per annum
Main Duties
  • Hands on role assisting the Contract Manager in the effective delivery of the programmed maintenance. Responsible for several operational teams.
  • 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.
  • Motivation, support and guidance of the teams, proactively leading by example. Maintaining workforce discipline.
  • To oversee the smooth running of the depot ensuring cleanliness of the depot and yard are of high standard at all times.
  • 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.
  • Being aware of their enhanced duties under the Glendale Health & Safety Policy for the safety of team members on site and for reporting incidents and near misses.
  • To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required by the Contract Manager and Supervisor
The Person
Ideally the candidate should be qualified in horticulture.
  • A confident person who can display good people management.
  • Adaptable to different working techniques with a strong work ethic.
  • Experienced using a wide variety of small engine machinery
  • Good IT knowledge
  • Willingness to undertake police accreditation and DBS reference check.
  • Must be able to drive, Ideally have a full, clean driving licence.
  • PA1 & PA6 is essential.
  • Aware of all relevant Health & Safety legislation.
  • 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:
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.
Company Information
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