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Team Leader (Valley Garden - Ops)

The Crown Estate
Valley Gardens, Windsor Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire
Competitive salary + benefits
Closing date
10 Jul 2022
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity to support in the upkeep and to uphold the highest horticultural standards in the world renowned Valley Gardens.

Essential functions of the Job

• To assist in the overall maintenance and management of the Valley Gardens.

• To assist the Supervisor and Keeper of the Gardens in the planning and scheduling of work to meet departmental objectives and targets.

• To support in the delivery and implementation of improvements in efficiencies and working practices across the Gardens Department.

• To give guidance to team and ensure safe systems of work are being observed especially in regard to risk assessments.

• To identify and implement training programmes within the team.

• In the absence of the Supervisor supervise and provide effective direction and support to the Valley Gardens (Ops) Team.

• In the absence of the Supervisor liaise directly with the Keeper of the Gardens with regard to the scheduling and completion of all works.

• To conduct all duties in a professional and safe manner with due reference to relevant risk assessments and safe systems of work;

• To ensure all sites are maintained to the highest standards at all times.

• To agree on the appropriate plant, machinery and equipment for any given task with the Supervisor.

• To ensure all machinery is kept clean and maintained after use.

• To undertake a wide range of horticultural maintenance and landscape infrastructure tasks.

• To liaise directly with the Fleet Lead to ensure machinery and equipment is serviced and maintained.

• To ensure that all interactions with visitors are conducted in a courteous and professional manner and to represent the best interests of the Crown Estate at all times. 


The Crown Estate is a collection of lands and holdings in the territories of England, Wales and Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom belonging to the British monarch as a corporation sole, making it "the sovereign's public estate", which is neither government property nor part of the monarch's private estate.

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Estate Office,
Windsor Great Park,
United Kingdom
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