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Ground / Garden Maintenance Team Leader - A522

From £21,710 to £26,000 per annum DOE + Excellent Benefits

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Our client has a successful business providing a comprehensive range of grounds maintenance and gardening services to both high end commercial and residential clients. Due to continued expansion, they are recruiting for a Grounds & Garden Maintenance Team Leader to work with their grounds maintenance teams servicing long established commercial and residential clients across the Home Counties.

Key points:

The ideal candidate will already hold a similar supervisory position or be able to demonstrate a readiness and aptitude to move into a supervisory role and be comfortable driving company vehicles.

The successful applicant will be knowledgeable, experienced in horticulture, proactive, customer-focused, reliable and committed to ensuring their team continues to deliver the high standards their clients expect.Our client is looking for a Team Leader who can run long term grounds maintenance contracts across a number of sites and who have all or some of the following:

  • Practical experience of all aspects of horticulture and high end prestigious grounds maintenance
  • Proficiency in a broad range of horticultural disciplines

Key Skills:

  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Be able to work as part of a team or independently
  • Be able to manage and motivate a team and work under pressure
  • Be able to develop team members, identifying and harnessing potential
  • Be able to manage your own and your team’s workload and work to deadlines
  • Experience of taking ownership of a site and planning and prioritising site work plans
  • Good timekeeping and personal presentation skills
  • Ability to problem solve, take charge of a situation and successfully deal with the unexpected
  • Working at height and correct use of ladders
  • Experience of completing and working to risk assessments
  • Understanding of health and safety legislation relevant to the horticultural industry
  • Ability to implement health and safety requirements to ensure safe working practices

Other Requirements:

  • Full clean UK driving licence (essential)
  • Good solid plant knowledge (essential)
  • A formal horticultural qualification to minimum of Level 3 Certificate/Diploma (essential)
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Horticulture (essential)
  • Hold a PA1 & PA6 licence (desirable)
  • Trailer licence (desirable)
  • First Aid at Work certificate (desirable)
  • Experience of conducting appraisals (desirable)

Due to the location of the yard, all applicants must hold a full driving licence and be able to drive to the yard each day.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy.Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to everyone.Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.



This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81988816

Horticruitment UK Ltd
SectorFarm Operative/ Farm Sprayer/ Driver
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID63943

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