Croydon and Surrounding areas

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing arboricultural services to private and public sector businesses.

We can guarantee our staff have work every day through varying channels with LB Croydon, LB Wandsworth, LB Southwark and LB Bromley as well as a large proportion of private clients.

Glendale arboriculture carries out a wide range of tree-related works for domestic, commercial & public sector clients, throughout London and the South East. We are looking for staff to join our arboriculture teams based in Croydon.

Services offered in this region include woodland and estates management, vegetation management, fencing, tree surgery, forestry and environmental engineering projects.

Our depot based in Croydon currently employs 10 qualified and experienced full-time arborists. Working from 7 am – 4.30 pm 5 days per week. Regular paid overtime is also available outside of these hours.

Our arborists benefit from a vast array of tools and equipment, from high-end timberwolf chippers, Husqvarna and Stihl handheld equipment including battery equivalent tools, Mobile Elevated Platforms, remote-controlled stump grinders and 3.5t – 7.5t arb spec vehicles.

The Opportunity

  • Permanent contract with the opportunity to build and develop a career over the long term as we are keen to build team resilience.
  • Good opportunities for overtime earnings.
  • Ongoing refresher training
  • Tailored training and development programmes

The Qualified Person

  • Proactive member of staff with a passion for arboriculture
  • Strong team working ethic essential
  • The candidate will need to be flexible and reliable with a thorough, proven knowledge of all aspects of tree work: ground and aerial
  • Comfortable undertaking arboricultural duties including tree pruning, dismantling & felling
  • Nature of work requires the qualified candidates to hold the relevant industry qualifications such as NPTC certificates: 201(CS30), 202(CS31), 206/306(CS38) 308(CS39),. Possession of a valid CSCS card would be an advantage.
  • A full, UK driving licence is desired, preferably with a trailer towing up to 3,500kg.
  • Must have a positive attitude towards Health & Safety regulations

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Sector competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave of up to 22 days
  • 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
  • Full top-end PPE and uniform

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.

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 www.glendale-services.co.uk.

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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.