City Gardens Team Leader (x2)

Central London
£28,260 - £31,890 inclusive of all allowances (depending on performance/experience)
18 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity to join the Open Spaces Department and work in the historic heart of the City of London

The City Gardens Section is responsible for the management of the City’s green spaces; over 150 gardens, churchyards and open spaces within the Square Mile including prestigious sites such as St. Paul’s Cathedral Churchyard and Finsbury Circus. 

We are looking for two experienced and enthusiastic Team Leaders to assist in delivering the highest standards in our award winning gardens. As part of the management team, your varied role will include the full range of horticultural skills and use of landscaping equipment, and you will be supported with the resources you need to help implement projects and ongoing improvements in areas such as biodiversity, volunteering and promotion.

In order to achieve this, you should have good IT, communication and diplomacy skills, as well as a working knowledge of Health and Safety practises and an excellent ability to motivate a team.

Reporting to the City Gardens Supervisor and working closely with the City team, the successful candidate will need appropriate horticultural experience, preferably in a busy urban park or gardens environment, and a relevant horticultural qualification or equivalent demonstration of knowledge and experience.  Your working hours will be 37 hours per week and a full, clean driving licence is essential. 

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Closing date: Midday, Friday 18 September 2017.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 2 October 2017.

Please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number OS361 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes application from all sections of the community

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