Tree Spade Driver/Tree Planter

Location Watford
Discipline: Agriculture, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive, plus extensive company benefits
Contact name: Marc Greenaway

Contact email:
Job ref: 15288LP
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Tree Spade Driver/Tree Planter

Civic Trees

Flexible - Watford - Hertfordshire

40 hours/week (Mon-Fri)

Closing date for applications 28th February 2022

Due to continued growth we are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Tree Spade driver/Tree Planter to join our team based at Radlett in Hertfordshire. Glendale Civic Trees operates on a national basis with it’s main teams based at Radlett, Hertfordshire.

We are looking for a dynamic person to join and enhance our team at Civic Trees. You will be working as part of our Tree Planting teams throughout the UK delivering a high end service both on commercial and private sites using our fleet of tree spades including the UK’s largest Vermeer tree spade.

The successful candidate will work to their own initiative and organise resources to deliver an effective service delivery including, but not limited to:

● Working on large commercial and private projects

● TreeSpade operation

● Tree planting

● Operating machinery

● Liaising with clients, suppliers and subcontractors

● Maintaining and completing accurate records

● Adhering to Health and safety guidelines regarding machinery and equipment

The successful candidate will have:

● Ability to work to a high degree of accuracy

● Able to demonstrate professional communications at all levels

● Strong organisational skills

● The ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

The Opportunity

● At its core, Civic Trees is a specialist company dealing with semi-mature tree supply, planting and relocation to a significant and prestigious client base. This is a unique business that fuses a passion for trees, landscapes, heavy engineering and problem solving to create amazing spaces for clients with a passion for the environment.

● Competitive Salary, and you will be working in a professional environment, joining a team that believes in a work-hard, play-hard approach.

The Person

● Working alone and as part of a team the successful candidate will have a can-do attitude, the ability to work using their initiative and follow instructions from colleagues

● Candidates will have experience working outside and with heavy machinery

● Requiring genuine commitment, this position offers an exciting challenge and a chance for a highly motivated team player to advance their career within a stable working environment in a successful growing company.

● A full driving licence is essential , and if you have a CSCS card this will be an advantage.

What can Glendale offer you?

● Competitive salary

● Generous 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

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.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV to: or click on the 'Apply Now' button.

Closing Date 28th February 2022.

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 visit

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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.

Please note that this is not a 'Sponsored' position, so please only apply if you have the legal right to live and work in the UK.