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Garden Maintenance Team Leader

Employer
Landcraft
Location
Farnham, Surrey
Salary
Up to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

Job Details

Landcraft Landscape & Design Ltd. is looking for a dynamic, friendly and professional team leader with significant experience in Horticulture.  The person will lead a mobile maintenance team on their daily round ensuring Landcraft can deliver the highest standards of garden management service to our lovely customers. This person will act as a working team leader and will be responsible for directing tasks in each of our gorgeous high-end domestic gardens. It is important that this person can promote horticultural excellence and best practice, they will act as an ambassador for our award-winning company and will take pride in meeting the high expectations of our customers. This person will take ownership of day-to-day garden maintenance tasks and customer relations, leading a team, organising workload and delivering excellent quality of workmanship in a safe working environment.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • All aspects of Garden Maintenance within high end domestic gardens.
  • Leading a small mobile team to ensure that a high quality of workmanship is delivered, and customer & company expectations are always exceeded.
  • Providing a responsive and professional service to our customers and delivering effective communication.
  • Dealing promptly with issues arising and escalating them immediately to their line manager.
  • To comply with Health & Safety legislation and company policies and procedures. To promote a safe and positive work environment.
  • To record visits, workload and issues using the electronic solution in place.
  • To be responsible for planning and scheduling activity and ensuring resources are in place to deliver service in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Responsibility for ensuring productivity and the upselling of our services.
  • A flexible and mobile approach as travel between sites is required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Essential - Level 3 certificate/Diploma in Horticulture, or a similar horticultural qualification or proven, comparable experience and knowledge.
  • Essential - Previous experience in a horticultural management role.
  • Essential - Full, clean UK driving license.
  • Essential - Must have a genuine passion for horticulture, the environment and current horticultural best practice.
  • Desired - This person should be organised, self-motivated, innovative, proactive and an excellent communicator.
  • Desired - A proficient level of financial and commercial acumen.

We are also searching for Garden Maintenance Operatives, Landscapers, Team Leaders and Labourers to join our growing team - please contact us to find out more and forward CVs to us via email.

Company

Landcraft provides a complete garden service, from start to finish, undertaking landscaping projects in London and the South of England. We manage the whole cycle from the initial design concept, through to construction and completion of a fully landscaped garden and then the ongoing aftercare and maintenance. 

 

We pride ourselves on delivering an excellent service to our clients and are passionate about creating beautiful, highly cherished and interesting landscapes for our customers. 

  

This wealth of reputable knowledge is steered by Michael; our company director, who has completed his Masters's in Horticulture and been in the industry for 20 years

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