Competitive Salary Depending On Experience - Circa 30K
Key words - Landscaping, gardening, Foreman, Hard Landscaping, Soft Landscaping, horticultural, Garden.
Our client is an award-winning, fully integrated garden service with a well-deserved reputation for designing, building and maintaining distinctive, yet practical, domestic and commercial gardens established over 20 years ago.
An exciting opportunity has opened for an experienced Hard & Soft Landscaping Foreman to join our well established and dynamic team.
Our client is a successful garden design, build and maintenance company established over 20 years ago.
The candidate will need three - five years` experience and must be a team player with a willingness and ability to work alone, they will need excellent communication and people skills, an attention to detail and will need to be self-motivated.
This exciting hands-on role, which is supported by one assistant, will report directly to the office-based Project Manager and Garden Maintenance Manager, and offers the opportunity to work in some top end gardens.
Desirably, the candidate will have a Hard Landscaping qualification and good horticultural knowledge.
Carry out and manage day to day construction works and garden installations
Manage day to day running of sites and assistant including timeliness, efficiency and presentation.
Communicate effectively with project managers to ensure the smooth organisation of materials and timely completion of site, highlighting issues that arise.
Liaising with clients and contractors as required, keeping calm, polite and confident.
Daily completion of job sheets highlighting future requirements using Salesforce.
Ensure that the van is kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools. Reporting any problems immediately.
Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.
Attend staff meetings.
Provide cover for garden maintenance visits as and when required due to absences / scheduling
Undertake any mandatory training required by the company in order to deliver the role effectively.
Experience in working off plans
To be skilled in stone work and stone construction - paving, cladding
To be skilled in garden timber work - decking, trellising and fencing • Knowledge of irrigation systems.
Some experience in soft landscaping - turfing, planting and general plant knowledge.
To be highly organised and efficient time management.
To be diplomatic and calm with clients.
Experience in managing an assistant and maintaining top end gardens.
FULL UK DRIVING LICENCE (VAN PROVIDED)
Hours of work: 07.30- 17.00 with 1 hour off during the day.
Holiday: 20 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays.
Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003
- Hard Landscaping
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