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Logo: GlendalePosition: Tractor Driver

Location: Lewisham

Salary: London Living Wage

 

Glendale Grounds Management Ltd is one of the UK’s leading grounds maintenance contractors, providing green services to parks, gardens and green open spaces for local authorities and blue chip private sector clients.

 

Glendale has managed parks and open spaces on behalf of Lewisham Borough Council since February 2000 that has seen many successes, in particular a flagship ‘working in partnership’ model between local authority and contractor, 16 current Green Flag Awards, year on year customer satisfaction survey improvements and in 2018  topped the ranking in a benchmarking exercise covering all London boroughs and their open spaces in the Good Parks for London report 2018.

 

Due to the unique nature and the diversity of works that are available within the Lewisham contract makeup, opportunities for career progression are available and encouraged to be taken up. This contract has adopted the London Living Wage.

 

Tractor driver (Full Time - Permanent following fixed term period)

(Working Hours: Monday – Friday 07:30 – 16:00)

 

Duties will include grass cutting using cylinder, rotary gang mowers, and flail mowers.

Sports pitch maintenance including spiking, rolling, harrowing, seeding, top dressing, use of tractor mounted leaf collectors, front loaders and any other duties as required.

 

The successful candidate will also be responsible for inspection, basic maintenance and cleaning of their machinery as well as  adhering to all Health and Safety policies and procedures.

 

Working mainly on your own the successful candidate will be required to deliver tractor related operations to high standard, candidates should have a minimum of 6 months experience using tractors and a wide variety of tractor mounted and drawn implements as well as holding a full and clean UK driving licence. Excellent customer care and a ‘can do’ attitude are essential as well as working well using your own initiative as the role is mainly lone working due to the nature of the post.

 

To apply you can either call us on 0208 318 3986 to ask for an application form, or write enclosing a full CV to The Lodge, Mountsfield Park, Stainton Road, Catford, SE6 1AN or email to lewisham@glendale-services.co.uk

 

If you are interested in applying we suggest you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed throughout the process.

 

Closing Date: Friday 1st February 2019

 

www.glendale-services.co.uk

 

Glendale is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

 

 

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