Garden Maintenance Foreman - 40866

Location : London
Salary : £25-30K+
Vacancy ID : 40866

Maintenance Foreman

As a long established award winning company, we are looking to recruit an experienced maintenance foreman to join our expanding organisation, working in some of the most desirable locations in London and the Home Counties.

You will be part of a knowledgeable and friendly team working on an interesting mix of small gardens, courtyards, roof terraces, London squares and large country gardens. With a mix of own build, high profile designer projects and private spaces in both domestic and commercial sectors.

Responsibilities

  • Leading Teams
  • Meeting H&S standards
  • Organising rotas including holidays and sickness cover
  • Mowing & lawn care maintenance
  • Ground preparation
  • Seasonal planting
  • Weeding
  • Pruning
  • Strimming
  • Keeping gardens clear of debris

Person Specification

  • At least 3 years‚?? experience in gardening. With 2 of those in a team leader/foreman role.
  • Full clean driving license (previous van driving experience essential).
  • Excellent working knowledge of plants, their requirements and ability to recognise disorders and treat problems,
  • A basic knowledge of irrigation systems.
  • Ability to use a range of small machinery.
  • Great customer service skills.
  • Staff management skills.
  • Ability to listen and effectively communicate between clients, staff and managers.
  • Qualified to at least Level 3 or equivalent (e.g. RHS. National Diploma etc.)
  • PA1/ PA6

Please quote 40866 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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