Team Leader/Experienced Gardener

Employer
Horticruitment
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£30,000-£35,000
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a team leader to join a garden maintenance and landscaping firm in central London. The client has over 25 years’ experience in landscape design and construction of London gardens, and a team of highly skilled and motivated landscapers and gardeners who work to a high standard.

With a high demand for our client’s services, a team leader is required. He / She will work with one other colleague; take full responsibility of a van and tools and lead the decision-making process on what needs doing with each gardening maintenance visit. As a Team Leader and a professional gardener, you will be hands-on and knowledgeable in all areas of gardening and experienced in leading a small team.

Each morning, the day will start at 7.15 am with a meeting at head office and the van will be ready for leaving the unit by 7.30am. The position is Monday to Friday and hours are flexible based on season demand. The team leader will have a professional approach in all dealings with the client and whilst on their property. He / She will demonstrate the ability to prioritise and problem solve when required to be cost and time effective. Attention to detail is really important in all aspects of the job.

The successful candidate will be responsible to train and develop their team to produce the best results; guide and support team members to ensure that jobs are completed as per quote within the allotted timescale and with 100% customer satisfaction. Other responsibilities include ensuring a safe working practice is undertaken; daily cleaning of shared tool handles with anti-bacterial wipes and ensuring that the team respect all tool and equipment including the van and treat it as their own.

Applicants will have a proven record of professional gardening and maintaining grounds to a high standard including mowing, weeding, strimming and hedge cutting. Good general plant knowledge on trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and weed identification is a requirement. He / She will be good at working towards deadlines, have a high attention to detail and have effective and respectful communication skills with other members of the team, the public and clients.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, physically fit and enjoy working in all weathers. A good knowledge of Health and Safety with respects to gardening and landscaping and a full driving licence is essential for the role.

If this Team Leader/Experienced Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or sara@horticruitment.com.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Team Leader/Experienced Gardener 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 Team Leader/Experienced Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

About Horticruitment
Horticruitment is widely regarded as one of the leading "people-based" recruitment agencies resourcing top quality permanent staff for jobs in

  • Garden Centres & Independent Retailers
  • Landscape, FM & Environmental Companies
  • Nurseries & Commercial Growers
  • Private Estates
  • Sales & Marketing Organisations

For over 20 years Horticruitment has been the preferred supplier for many major companies and hundreds of horticultural based SMEs throughout the UK and abroad. We never forget that, at it's core, recruitment is all about people and not just databases and faceless job boards.

We have successfully placed staff at all levels throughout the UK and our international placements grow year on year.

Contact Us
  • High House Business Park
  • High House Lane
  • Ashford
  • TN26 2LF
  • GB
  • 01233 732767
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