Team Leader – Garden Maintenance/Soft Landscaping

Location
Aslockton, Nottinghamshire
Salary
From £20,800 per annum plus benefits
Posted
09 Jan 2017
Closes
07 Feb 2017
Sector
Landscaping
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Creative Landscapes (Nottingham) Ltd is based near Bingham, on the borders of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire. We pride ourselves on offering a high quality, professional service in garden design, construction and maintenance. This is a chance to join an expanding business that offers the potential for career development. www.creative-landscapes.info

Soft Landscaping / Horticulture
If you have experience in horticulture with good plant knowledge and want to manage a small, dynamic team, this is a fantastic opportunity to head up our expanding soft landscaping/garden maintenance team. This is a hands-on gardening role and is great for someone who enjoys working outside in a variety of settings.

The following are essential to be considered for the positions:

  • Experience in horticulture and garden maintenance
  • Skilled in the use of garden machinery
  • Applicants must be able to plan and delegate work within their team
  • Must be conscientious, hardworking and able to thrive on physical labour
  • A keen and willing attitude with an eagerness to apply your skills
  • Excellent customer liaison skills
  • The ability to adhere and inforce strict health & safety procedures
  • The ability to adhere to company rules and procedures regarding tools, equipment and machinery
  • Competence in communicating via email
  • Driving licence and own transport to get to yard

Desirable:

  • Experience of garden design and planning
  • Experience of quoting/tendering
  • Experience of Hard landscaping tasks
  • Knowledge and experience of garden machinery maintenance