Peabody employees

Senior Environmental Operatives

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Thamesmead
Department: Environmental Services
Salary: £24,415

We are recruiting full time, permanent passionate Senior Environmental Operatives to work in the Thamesmead area, by improving the green spaces for our residents and visitors to enjoy and escape to. Peabody has invested over 2 million pounds in new landscape, waterways, plantings and wild flowers all over Thamesmead. You will give excellent front line customer service, by providing a high quality customer oriented service, be able to allocate work to and supervise a team of Environmental Operatives.

You will organise allocation of on-site work, including the provision of plant, equipment and tools including their use, maintenance and repairs. Your team will be kept up to date by regular team briefings and other forms of  communications. You will lead by example, take responsibility, lead, work with and supervise a small group of staff on an area.  As Senior Environmental Operative Grounds you will establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all colleagues and tenants to ensure an effective service delivery and an integrated contribution to the organisation’s objectives. Ensuring that at all times Peabody Health & Safety requirements as a landlord, a service provider and as an employee are adhered to.

Previous experience leading and supervising a team is essential for this Senior Environmental Operative Ground, we welcome applications from similar roles with previous knowledge and experience within this field. Due to the nature of this role drivers would be preferred.

In return we offer:

Generous Attendance Bonus which runs from 1 November  – 31 October (can be up to £1,000 if you don’t have any sick days)

We believe in investing in our staffs training and development for nationally recognised training qualifications I.E. Jet wash ,tractor , ride-on ,flail arm etc.

The working hours are Monday – Friday 8am - 3.30pm.



At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.


Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.


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