External Grounds Supervisor

From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum DOE
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

External Grounds Supervisor

Our client currently requires an external manager to lead an expanding grounds teams within the midlands. Applicants must have a keen interest and passion for horticulture. This will be very much a “hands on” role.


  • Carry out grounds maintenance tasks to include mowing, strimming, pruning and weed killing
  • Manage landscaping projects including a hands on role
  • Complete time sheets and to ensure all employees paperwork is handed in promptly
  • Ensure all machinery maintenance for the depot is carried out on a regular basis
  • Schedule monthly grounds maintenance activities for the depot
  • Act as a representative of the company, and to ensure that the customer is completely satisfied
  • Inform the Sales teams of anything that may be useful in securing sales, including any information of use in the securing of additional Maintenance Contracts
  • Initiate suggestions and report customer comments for improvement to the company’s performance
  • Price up lifting works for the grounds maintenance sites
  • Help with the design process including practicalities of landscaping projects
  • Obtain in the course of work, all relevant information on the activities of competitors
  • Comply with all relevant Health and Safety Requirements including producing RAMS for both landscaping works and new grounds maintenance sites
  • Undertake any other duties required by Management within the job holders competence
  • Liaise with clients
  • Carry out audits of sites

Person Specification

  • Previous landscape maintenance experience is essential
  • Experience leading a team
  • PA1 PA6
  • Trailer licence
  • Level 2 or 3 in horticulture
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills written and verbal