£24k per year + Excellent Benefits
10 months ago
My client is a small Housing Association based in Morden, currently looking for a Grounds Maintenance Team Leader on a full time permanent basis. You will be the Team Leader of their small Grounds Maintenance Team responsible for ensuring that all external landscaping is maintained to a high standard, providing an excellent service for residents
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
- To supervise the Morden Estate Grounds Maintenance team in the delivery of day to day activities and provide the Horticultural Services Manager with regular updates.
- To assist the Horticultural Services Manager in planning and implementation of team workloads so that an effective grounds maintenance, external cleaning service and other local services are delivered.
- To ensure that the Grounds Maintenance staff are trained in the use of equipment/tools and chemicals in accordance with best practice and that the correct processes are being followed in accordance with Health & Safety Policy and procedures.
- To deputise in the absence of the Horticultural Services Officer within designated areas of responsibilities and deputise for the Horticultural Services Manager as required
- Knwoledgeable within the horticulturalist and grounds maintenance sector
- Level 3 qualification in Horticulture or equivilant
- Experience manmaging small teams and knowledge of Health & Safety at work requirements
- Excellent timekeeping, friendly, diligant
- Experience of using and maintaining a large variety of gardening tools and equipment.
- Chainsaw and Chemical application certificates (highly desirable)
- Good personal and IT skills required for the position
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