Garden Maintenance Team Leader - Live Out - EC4985

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
Circa £25,000
Posted
04 Sep 2018
Closes
04 Oct 2018
Ref
EC4985
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An excellent opportunity has arisen within a family business based in Buckinghamshire.  This well-respected company has been established for over 50 years and holds garden/property maintenance contracts throughout the outskirts of London.  The company specialises in garden maintenance, soft landscaping, communal cleaning and general estate maintenance.

Due to continued success within the company, a career opportunity has arisen for an experienced Garden Maintenance Team Leader to provide supervision and direction to a small number of junior and under gardeners on a variety of properties, to the company’s usual high standard.  The company offer career progression opportunities for hard-working and committed employees.

Suitable candidates will have at least three years’ experience in gardening/horticulture and good knowledge and a genuine interest in herbaceous plants, shrubs, pruning techniques, and plant identification.  Applicants must also hold spray certificates (PA1 and PA6), an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Horticulture, extensive experience with common garden machinery; strimmers, mowers, hedge cutters and blowers, and a full UK driving licence.  Applicants must be well presented, have good customer service skills, and the ability to work well autonomously and as part of a team.  Candidates should have a positive attitude towards their work and colleagues, be reliable, punctual and physically fit.

It is of the upmost importance to represent the company in a good light when on clients’ properties, as this company has generated an excellent reputation over the past 55+ years.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to be part of, and provide supervision to, a professional team for a very well-established company.  The position offers genuine career progression potential and a chance to develop your existing skills and knowledge on a daily basis.

Typical working hours are 06:30 to 16:00/16:30, though there will be expected seasonal variation.  Benefits include a pension scheme, continuous on-site training, uniform, 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) and a bonus scheme.

If this Garden Maintenance Team Leader vacancy is of interest please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Garden Maintenance Team Leader vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Garden Maintenance Team Leader vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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