External Grounds Supervisor

Recruiter
Viki Halkett
Location
Derbyshire
Salary
£18K - £20K DOE
Posted
17 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Ref
35399
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

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

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

Essential

  • 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