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Lanscaping Team Leader/Foreman (111 views)

Following several contract awards we are looking for a hands on Landscaping Foreman to work on projects in the South West and Midlands area.

Duties will including the following:

  • Large scale aquatic, shrub and tree planting
  • Setting out of shrubs and trees
  • Seeding inc wildflower
  • Ground preparation both sub and topsoil
  • Use/direction of plant and machinery
  • Creation of new habitat areas
  • Pond/lake creation
  • Pesticide application

Role requirements:

  • To lead, motivate and instruct teams on site in order to achieve and promote best practice.
  • Ensure deadlines are met.
  • Read and understand Landscape drawings and be able to transpose simple levels.
  • Have good plant knowledge and identification
  • Ensure daily and weekly productivity targets are achieved within the set parameters.
  • Ensure all operations are carried out in accordance with the company or client specifications and that quality standards are achieved.
  • Completion of internal paperwork, documents, forms as required by the business.
  • Liaise with site agents
  • Ensure all employees are carrying out work in a safe and proper manner, ensuring the correct PPE is being worn in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and current legislation.
  • Flexible working approach
  • Prior experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in Soft Landscaping
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Have an eye for perfection
  • Have current CSCS card ideally Gold but upgrade help available.
  • Full clean driving licence ideally with towing permissions.
  • Able to work away from home.

Benefits include:

  • A highly competitive salary dependant on experience
  • Provision of Company van for business use
  • Provision of Company mobile phone for business use
  • Opportunity to participate in Company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to participate in Company private health scheme
  • Opportunity to participate in H&S training courses plus a wide range of other training courses to enhance skillset

** MUST HAVE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE **

Qualified to a minimum of NVQ 3 standard or equivalent

Freelance candidates considered along with sub-contract planting teams. No agencies.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £10.00 to £12.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • Landscape Foreman: 3 years
  • Landscaping: 5 years

Required licences or certifications:

  • CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme)
  • PA1 & 6A
  • CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme)
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