Careers

Be part of a supportive rurally-based team, and enjoy flexible working with great developmental opportunities.

 What's it like working at Maydencroft?

 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 the 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 three 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.


Expect these benefits & more
  • Flexible working actively encouraged
  • Up to 25 days annual leave for all
  • Medicash healthcare plus free opticians
  • Contributory pension
  • Unrivalled training and development
  • Voluntary overtime at competitive rates
  • Discretionary performance bonuses
  • Confidential mental health support
  • Generous sick pay
  • Opportunities for ‘earn and learn’
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Payment of professional membership fees
  • Long service awards
  • Remote working opportunities
  • Gift voucher rewards
  • Opportunity to join the Maydencroft Council

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 12 health and safety accreditations , which we rigorously follow, and are independently audited for.


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 existing, potential and former employees, contractors, customers, suppliers - and every individual we work with.


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 £25,000 - £35,000 Apply now

    Closing Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022

    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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  • Landscape & Environment Operative (Grounds Maintenance)
    Letchworth £19,000 - £23,000 Apply now

    Closing Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

    Ref: VA44

    Due to continued growth, the company is seeking a new member of the team. 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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  • Arborist Supervisor/Team Leader (Arboriculture)
    Letchworth £28,000 - £36,000 Apply now

    Closing Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

    Ref: VA46

    The Maydencroft Arb division are looking for a supervisor/team leader to join us on a full time basis. We offer a friendly environment working alongside a highly skilled workforce and great career progression opportunities. All PPE, workwear equipment provided. Use of company vehicle and phone. The ideal candidate will need to have good arboricultural knowledge along with the ability to safely and competently undertake climbing operations, set up, maintain and monitor safe work sites. Delivering high level works for a wide variety of clients you will also have excellent customer service skills and be IT competent.

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  • Landscape & Environment Operative (Contracting)
    Barnard Castle £20,000-£24,000 Apply now

    Closing Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022

    Ref: VA62

    Due to continued growth the company is seeking a Skilled Operative based in Barnard Castle. This is a busy and varied role and you will be required to ensure the highest standard of workmanship is delivered to each customer. The successful applicant will be required to provide support and assistance on a wide variety of projects. Ideally you will have a specific skill such as fencing or surfacing but will also be competent in all other areas of ground works

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  • Contracts Manager (Arboriculture)
    Letchworth £35,000-£45,000 Apply now

    Closing Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

    Ref: VA67

    We are looking to recruit an experienced Arboricultural Contracts Manager with the right attitude and skills to lead, develop and motivate the arb team. With an excellent work ethic and the ability to look at the bigger picture,

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  • Multi Site Landscape & Environment Operative (Estates)
    Letchworth £22,000-£25,000 Apply now

    Closing Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

    Ref: VA71

    We are looking for a Landscape and Environment Operative to join our Estates Team and assist with the ongoing management of a suite of sites including country parks, designated landscapes and impressive grounds and gardens of private residences. The sites are located across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire therefore, a willingness to travel between these locations is essential.

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  • Landscape & Environment Operative (Grounds Maintenance)
    Windsor £19,000 - £23,000 Apply now

    Closing Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022

    Ref: VA72

    Due to continued growth, the company is seeking several new members to join our Windsor team. This is a busy and varied role and you will be required to deliver the highest standard of workmanship. The successful applicants will be required to provide support and assistance on a wide variety of projects.

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