Careers

Great people make us what we are
At Maydencroft, our family feel extends to our team; our people and their wellbeing are always our primary focus. And in a world of zero hours contracts and casual workers, we offer full-time permanent employment, with competitive salaries, voluntary overtime and a truly supportive working environment.

Why join our team?
Alongside market-leading benefits and ongoing training, you’ll enjoy a supportive work environment in beautiful, Covid-safe rural spaces. As well as our headquarters in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, we have two fully equipped offices in converted buildings on working farms – and we use the most advanced technology and techniques, so there are always new things to learn and discover.

What it’s like to work here
We have an open culture, where support and communication is paramount.
Our people are able to work flexibly, remotely and independently – and actively encouraged to follow their passions and work towards their own projects.

We look after our people

We know that if we find great people and equip them to be the best they can be, there’s nothing we can’t achieve. And because of that, our employees are happy to stay with us.

We look after our environment

We’re committed to sustainability in everything we do. From reducing our carbon footprint through recycling and embracing clean energy, to planting thousands of trees and helping rare species to thrive… we stay connected to our world, whether urban or rural.

We make sure you have a safe place to work

From PPE and appropriate workwear, to ongoing training, we ensure your safety and wellbeing always comes first. We’re market-leading in this, with , which we rigorously follow, and are independently audited for.

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Apprenticeships

As a large rural employer, we’re in a unique position to offer rewarding apprenticeships to many young people. In partnership with Shuttleworth College, the Berkshire College of Agriculture and Capel Manor College, we’ve created a tailored apprenticeship programme which has so far seen more than 25 apprentices join our team.

Plus, as members of The 5% Club (an organisation that helps drive ‘earn and learn’ initiatives for young people), we’ve also pledged to having a minimum of 5% of our workforce enrolled on formalised apprenticeships, sponsored student and/or graduate development schemes.

To find out more about our apprenticeships or to apply, please get in touch.

We’re an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to equality of opportunity in all our employment practices, policies and procedures for all potential employees, existing employees, former employees, contractors, customers, suppliers and visitors.

Current roles

If you can’t see the opportunity you’re looking for, please send us your CV… we’re always looking for great people!


  • Arborist (Arboriculture)

    Windsor £DOE

    Experience: 2 Years

    Closing Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020

    Ref: W2003

    We are looking for someone motivated and experienced to join our ARB approved team of tree surgeons. Your role will be to assist your team leader on both new and existing contracts whilst working towards becoming an integral part of the team.

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  • Contracts Manager - Landscaping & Grounds Maintenance (Grounds Maintenance)

    Letchworth £35,000-45,000

    Experience: 2 Years

    Closing Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020

    Ref: VA41

    We are looking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager with the right attitude and skills to lead, develop and motivate the Grounds Maintenance and Estate Maintenance teams based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire. With an excellent work ethic and ability to look at the bigger picture, you will manage projects across various settings including private estates and utility sites. Working alongside our established management team, you will be given the opportunity to grow and develop your own division.

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  • Project Leader (Contracting)

    Letchworth £DOE

    Experience: 2 Years

    Closing Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020

    Ref: VA43

    We are currently looking for a new member of our contracting division, based in Letchworth Garden City. As a Project Leader you will be responsible for onsite management of employees and offer full support and operation of the project through to completion.

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  • Skilled Operative/Labourer (Contracting)

    Windsor £DOE

    Experience: 2 Years

    Closing Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020

    Ref: VA44

    Due to continued growth the company is seeking a Skilled Operative / Labourer. This is a busy and varied role and you will be required to deliver the highest standard of workmanship. The successful applicant will be required to provide support and assistance on a wide variety of projects.

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  • Gardener (Estates)

    Windsor £20,000-£25,000

    Experience: 2 Years

    Closing Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020

    Ref: VA45

    We are looking to recruit an experienced Gardener to join a small team based in Reading. You will work with our Head Gardener in maintaining the grounds, gardens, lawns and hedges within a large estate.

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