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Ground Maintenance Supervisor- 44259

Fresh Horticultural Careers
Crawley, West Sussex
Up to £22.5K
Closing date
28 Jul 2021

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Our Client provide a wide range of grounds care, cleaning and maintenance services. They work in both public and private sectors and pride themselves in their quality service.

You will be responsible for working within the team to complete Grounds Maintenance works in accordance with contract specifications, customer requirements and their Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental procedures, statutory requirements and industry best practice.

The post is based at their Crawley Depot but you will be required to travel to carry out your day to day duties. You will have access to a company van and all equipment required to carry out all tasks. Any additional training required to enable this role to be performed will be provided at the company’s expense.

In the Surrey region, they currently have a fleet of 9 vans and 13 operatives. We are a growing franchise, so there is a lot of opportunity for growth and promotion for the right person.

Benefits of being a Grounds Maintenance Operative:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee/Team of the month opportunity
  • Pension
  • Full uniform provided
  • Van and kit provided
  • Further training opportunities
  • Promotion opportunities.

Responsibilities of the Grounds Maintenance Operative:

  • Delivering a high quality of workmanship covering all aspects of Grounds Maintenance on sites (Grass Cutting, Hedge Cutting, Weed Control, Pruning, Litter collection etc).
  • Provide a responsive and professional service to customers, dealing promptly with issues arising and escalating immediately.
  • Carry out all works in accordance with business Health, Safety & Environmental policies & procedures; as well as contract-specific plans, Job Sheets, Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Proactively report any deficiencies in plant, equipment or damaged infrastructure.
  • Proactively participate in Near Miss and accident reporting to promote continuous improvement in health and safety performance and help to pre-empt the circumstances and practices under which injuries might be sustained in future.
  • Ensure that any unsatisfactory performance identified is immediately corrected to meet expected standards and requirements.
  • Carry out all duties in a manner and style that reflects the businesses values and respects all colleagues and customers.

Requirements to be a Grounds Maintenance Operative:

  • Good working knowledge of Grounds Maintenance and industry experience or a strong interest and willingness to learn.
  • Proven experience of working within a contracting environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all levels.
  • Effective smartphone user.
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop a career in the horticultural industry.
  • Have a clean driving licence, preferably with part B & E (trailer licence) desirable.
  • PA1 and PA6 qualification preferred.


  • Bonus scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Company events & social hours


We possess over 20 years recruitment experience and have specialised in the Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture industries since 1999. Typically we have 150+ permanent vacancies covering all areas of the horticultural industry, from operatives to senior management.To apply for any of our vacancies please complete our simple online application form by visiting

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020 7793 7825
SE11 4BA
United Kingdom
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