External Grounds Supervisor

Viki Halkett
York, North Yorkshire
£18-20 doe
17 Aug 2017
17 Sep 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client requires an external grounds supervisor to lead an expanding grounds teams within Yorkshire.

Applicants must have a keen interest and passion for horticulture. 

This will be very much a “hands on” roll, with candidates expected to have qualifications such as Level 2 or 3 in horticulture and/or more practical based skills such as PA1 and PA6 or a trailer license

  • To carry out grounds maintenance tasks to include mowing, strimming, pruning and weed killing
  • To work on landscaping projects
  • To complete maintenance dockets accurately and obtain customer signatures
  • To complete time sheets and to ensure all paperwork is handed in promptly
  • To ensure all maintenance is carried out on a regular basis
  • To act at all times as a representative of the company, and to ensure that the customer is completely satisfied
  • To inform the General Manager of anything that may be useful in securing sales, including any information of use in the securing of additional Maintenance Contracts
  • To initiate suggestions and report customer comments for improvement to the company’s performance
  • To obtain in the course of work, all relevant information on the activities of competitors
  • To comply with all relevant Health and Safety Requirements
  • To undertake any other duties required by Management within the job holders competence


Experience Required


  • Experience of grounds maintenance machinery           
  • Horticultural qualifications
  • Ability to communicate easily at all levels                
  • Full current driving licence

Special Characteristics of the job

  • A large amount of travel is involved
  • Dealing with members of the public