Skilled Landscape Supervisor - F660

Location
Newbury, Berkshire
Salary
£23,500 - £25,000 DOE
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
11 Oct 2018
Ref
F660
Function
Management Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is an established commercial landscaping company operating for over 15 years creating, maintaining and improving landscapes for their customers. The company employs around 30 full time staff; they are BALI accredited with a head office based in the South of England. They currently have a vacancy for a Soft Landscape Supervisor to take responsibility for one of their site teams working in the Thames Valley with major house builders and prestigious commercial and domestic clients.

Job Description:

The person appointed will be responsible for supervising a small team of landscapers working on individual projects.

Your duties will include:

  • Ordering of materials and equipment.
  • Setting out the works from design drawings.
  • Complete tasks such as turfing, seeding and planting etc.
  • Using sound horticultural practices to maintain sites to the highest standard of finish
  • Delegating duties within the team and ensuring work is completed on time
  • Ensure that site operations are carried out in accordance with the company’s health and safety policy.
  • Maintain site records.

Key Skills:

Candidates must have excellent practical skills and sound horticultural knowledge in all areas of soft landscaping, with a good eye for detail and strong leadership skills. You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of delivering high quality workmanship which is completed on time. It is also important that you have good communication skills, combined with a pro-active and flexible approach to your duties. A current driving licence is essential. CSCS card desirable along with experience operating machinery such as excavators, rotovators and a licence for towing an advantage.

Additional information:

28 days holiday plus an additional one day accrued after 2 years’ service up to a total of an additional 5 days.

Workplace pension and training courses.

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact the office and speak with Mark Bolam. 

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Skilled Landscaper Supervisor 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 Skilled Landscaper Supervisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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