Grounds Maintenance Team Leader

  • Job Reference: 00001534-1
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Groundforce Landscape Ltd
  • Website: www.groundforce-group.co.uk
  • Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services, Horticulture
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Grounds Maintenance Team Leader

Due to recent expansion and successful award of contracts, we require an experienced and reliable Grounds Maintenance Team Leader to lead and instruct a small team of grounds maintenance operatives performing daily grounds maintenance works. Operating from our Oswestry depot in Shropshire and travelling out to our client’s sites.

Duties will include the following:

  • Grass Cutting; Ride On Mowing, Pedestrian Mowing, Strimming
  • Shrub Bed Pruning & Maintenance
  • Hedge Pruning
  • Weed Control
  • Line Marking
  • Litter Picking

This position would suit someone who is experienced in horticultural grounds maintenance work and has had previous experience operating large ride on mowers and a diverse   range of horticultural grounds maintenance equipment.

Potential applicants should have previous supervisory experience in horticultural grounds maintenance work and possess a good general mechanical knowledge, carrying out daily maintenance checks, greasing and cleaning of machinery.

As a this is a Supervisory role, you will lead and motivate the team under your supervision, have the ability to accurately follow instructions, be able to work off your own initiative and have good organisational skills, be able to solve problems and have good communication skills to liaise with clients.

You will need to hold a current UK driving license with a B+E trailer endorsement Licence to tow a trailer)

PA1 and PA6 Spraying Certificates would be desirable but not essential.

This role will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check prior to employment.

We pay more. Excellent Rates of Pay for the Right Candidates with Experience.

Tel: 01691 679812

Email: sales@groundforce-group.co.uk