Horticultural Estate services officer

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social and Affordable Housing, Property and Surveying
Region:
South East
Location:
Surrey
Salary:
£25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£25k per year
Posted:
12/01/2018
Job Ref:
7777

Im recruiting for an experience Horticultural Estate Services Officer for a small Housing Association based in SW London/Surrey region. Required to assist the Horticultural Services Manager with the management and development of all grounds maintenance and facilities managements contracts to ensure effective service delivery and health and safety compliance.

Assist in the delivery of day to day activities and provide the Horticultural Services Manager with regular updates.

Assist the Horticultural Services Manager in planning and implementation of team workloads so that an effective grounds maintenance and external cleaning service is delivered.

Deputise in the absence of the Grounds Maintenance Team Leader in the delivery of day to day activities. To deputise for the Horticultural Services Manager within designated area of responsibilities.

Assist the Horticultural Services Manager and the Grounds Maintenance Team Leader with the management and development of the Grounds Maintenance Team and ensure that the services delivered by the Team are Health and Safety compliant, of high quality, customer focussed and provided within the resources available.

The successful candidate will be a knowledgeable and skilled horticulturalist who has experience of working in the grounds maintenance sector. They should have a Level 3 qualification in Horticulture or equivalent, experience in managing small teams and knowledge of Health and Safety at work requirements. They will join the Horticultural Services Manager and a small team to help establish and develop the Trusts communal and private grounds.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, diligent, with excellent time keeping. Possess strong practical / skills and knowledge of grounds and property maintenance. Experience of using and maintaining a large variety of gardening/ maintenance tools and light/heavy machinery required. Chainsaw and Chemical application certificate a bonus and full clean driving license is essential.

For further information Contact Ross Henderson on 07487847467 / ross.henderson@buildrec.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 3176 4790
Contact: Ross Henderson
Email:

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