LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
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.
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
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
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.
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