Skilled Landscaper/Foreperson

Location : London
Salary : 35k DOE
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 45803

Are you an enthusiastic and reliable Skilled Landscaper / site foreperson looking to work for a young and dynamic company in London?

Our client is looking for vibrant people to work on a wide variety of projects, ensuring all elements of landscaping are delivered to a high standard. They are a growing business looking to expand their current team in a supportive and sustainable manor.

A successful candidate will work on a wide variety of projects from private gardens to small scale commercial works. They will have a strong initiative and the ability to organise themselves in order to carry out the required tasks. They may have experience in various elements of landscaping duties including: ~

  • Paving
  • Brick and blockwork
  • Steps and Cladding
  • Foundations and sub-base preparations
  • Setting out
  • Decking and general woodworking
  • Water features
  • Fencing
  • Irrigation
  • Planting

A successful candidate will have:

  • Full UK driving license.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with clients and team members.
  • A proven record of accomplishment in all aspects of landscaping (hard and soft).
  • The ability to self-motivate and the desire to work within a team.
  • Competence in using the appropriate power tools where required.
  • Qualifications such as CSCS card would be an advantage although not essential and they do offer a supportive training programme.
  • Previous experience in landscape services and the ability to operate a range of equipment including both power and hand tools.
  • Experience in the use of larger plant such as excavators, dumpers, telehandlers, etc. would also be advantageous.
  • Excellent awareness of Health & Safety and implementing procedures.
  • Proven ability to achieve/exceed project objectives through a close working relationship with the client and rest of the company team.
  • You should also be able to supervise, train and motivate landscape assistants and apprentices.

In return a successful Skilled Landscaper / Site Foreman will be working in a fun environment, joining a team that believes in not only creating attractive and functional outdoor spaces but also personal development and enrichment.

Other benefits include:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (total 28 days)
  • Opportunity to work on exciting projects
  • Company pension scheme
  • Seasonally appropriate workwear


Up to £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Please quote 45803 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)