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Garden Maintenance Supervisor

Fresh Horticultural Careers
London (Greater)
£38k - £42k DOE
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

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Garden Maintenance Supervisor

Our client seeks a Maintenance Supervisor to be responsible for the daily running of the Maintenance Team throughout an assigned portfolio of high-end residential and commercial properties - to deliver safe and compliant services while meeting contractual specifications on time and on budget.

You will be accountable to the Head of Maintenance

Your key results areas will be:

  • Client satisfaction
  • Team Communication & Reporting
  • Health & Safety compliance
  • Adherence to work and time schedules


  • Conduct regular site inspections to ensure adherence to quality, safety standards, and timely execution of tasks.
  • Proactive management of the maintenance team garden reports, ensuring efficient remedial action by outsourcing to the Maintenance Supervisor: Small Works and timely communication to clients.
  • Supervise and execute general garden maintenance, encompassing mowing, pruning, mulching, irrigation, and pre-planting area preparations.
  • Perform physically demanding tasks, including heavy lifting, standing, walking, and repetitive motions, ensuring adherence to health and safety protocols.
  • Ensure proper care and maintenance of all equipment used in maintenance operations.
  • Provide cover & support for maintenance & soft landscaping teams during periods of annual leave and/or sick leave, or as required.


  • Collaborate with Team Leaders to ensure that all team members are adequately equipped with essential tools, equipment, and materials daily.
  • Schedule and conduct regular team meetings to discuss ongoing projects, safety measures, and any required updates.
  • Enforce Health & Safety procedures, including timely reporting and assessments, using our software system to drive ISO compliance.


  • Engage in communication with clients and subcontractors as needed.
  • Attend and report at fortnightly maintenance management meetings.
  • Attend regular Health & Safety Committee meetings.
  • Resourcing & schedule adjustments, including communicating all schedules to teams.
  • Thoroughly monitor irrigation systems, outsourcing shutdowns, start-up programs and remedial actions to Small Works.
  • Ensure timely and adequate stock of materials for teams, ordering essentials like cleaning products and fertilisers to maintain uninterrupted operations throughout the year.
  • Ensure lock up unit is kept tidy, safe and well stocked.
  • Plan, price, and supervise small landscape improvement projects for existing clients, such as bed replanting, to be completed within small works projects.
  • Maintain strong relationships with employees, subcontractors, and clients, promoting a positive work environment and a strong professional reputation.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the Head of Maintenance, ensuring the health and safety guidelines are always upheld.


  • 8am to 4.30pm 5 days per week Monday to Friday (with overtime/weekend work available.)
  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Length of service holiday accrual (up to 25 days).
  • Birthday day off
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus (£500 after tax)
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee e-learning platform
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Quarterly social events
  • Salary: £ 38,000 - £42,000 per annum DOE 


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

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