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Date: 11-May-2022

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG


•Based at Manchester Airport

•Permanent - Full Time (40 hours per week)

•Shift pattern – Monday to Friday (no weekends)

•Competitive Salary


April – September working hours  -  7.00am-4.30pm

October – March working hours -  8.00am – 3.30pm.



About us:


MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports along with MAG USA, a major airport services business based out of Chicago. Pre-Covid we were enjoying year on year growth with FY20 seeing MAG seeing revenue of £893m, driven by passenger numbers along with non-aero yields and increased cargo operations, contributing more than £3b to the UK economy. We see the post Covid world yielding the same after a 2-3 year recovery.



About the role:


You will provide timely maintenance of the landscaped infrastructure at Manchester Airport

You will undertake the maintenance of the interior landscaping within the terminal buildings and various office units as directed and carry out landscape maintenance to the highest standard observing best horticultural practice


Principal Accountabilities;


  • Ensure the completion of scheduled maintenance programmes on time and to approved standards, complying with health and safety and other applicable regulations


  • Ensuring that the green estate around Manchester Airport is maintained in a way that enhances the site but does not compromise operational safety


  • Maintain the interior landscaping observing best practice according to each species, and variety, in a clean and disease free condition


  • Liaise with the Landscape Supervisor and attend inspections of areas within the green estate at pre-determined frequencies to allow rolling work programmes to be implemented


  • Ensure that all machinery used in the maintenance of the green estate is maintained in a safe condition, that all daily checks are carried out as recommended by the manufacturer and that any faults are reported promptly to the Landscape Supervisor


  • Be responsible for ensuring compliance with health and safety, safe working practices and legislation relevant to the External Engineering Unit


  • Undertake any training that may be required to achieve the above


•     Work to achieve any departmental targets that may be set for the unit as part of MAG’s values and behaviours


Knowledge, experience and skills:


  • It is essential that you have a professional qualification in Amenity Horticulture/Landscape Maintenance/Arboriculture – Minimum RHS level 2 or equivalent -
  • Pa1/Pa6 safe use of pesticide certification would be advantageous to the application
  • CS30 & CS31 chain saw units is desirable but not essential
  • Full UK driving licence is required preferably with trailer towing experience

•    The ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team




As a MAG employee you will have access to some great benefits including; 


Free on-site parking whilst on duty

Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)

Access to “Benefits me – My MAG rewards” portal with discounts and savings

24hour Employee Assistance Programme

MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution

Discounts on tram and train travel to work

Discounts on MAG products such as Escape Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports



How do I apply?


Please submit your up to date CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the role criteria.


For current MAG employees applying for this role, applications will only be accepted through Colleague Self Service (CSS) - please follow this  link:


Advert will close once sufficient applications are received



Equal Opportunities


MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments


As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing

For more information on our equal opportunities and diversity policy please view our Equal Opportunities page on our careers site.