Grounds Maintenance Team Leader - Colchester
Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Team Leader
Location: Colchester and surrounding Area
Salary: Competitive rate of pay and excellent package of benefits
UK Landscapes is a leading UK provider of highly professional services for the commercial retail and utilities sectors extending to grounds maintenance, winter services, landscaping and arboricultural works. With over 30 years’ experience UK Landscapes delivers high quality services utilising high tech. support to provide operational visibility to both the company and its clients.
Due to a prestigious new contract award we are now looking to recruit an experienced Grounds Maintenance Team Leader to cover sites around the Colchester and surrounding area.
The Team Leader role is offered on a temporary / seasonal basis (until end of October 2020) working from home location and local depots. Duties will include leading a 2/3 person team to deliver services to large nationally known clients including grass mowing, strimming, litter collection, leaf clearance, hedge and shrub pruning to an agreed customer specification. The role also includes requirement to log in and out of customer and head office systems using tablets – past experience of using iPads to do this is preferred.
Paramount importance is placed of working safely at all times in accordance with Company and Customers safe systems of work and quality processes
Candidates should have
·Current or recent experience in leading a small team and supervising grounds maintenance, landscaping, gardening or outdoor work.
·Full and valid UK driving licence is essential.
·Qualified to tow trailers advantageous
·PA1/PA6 would be ideal – but consideration will be given to providing this
In return UK Landscapes offers
·Participation in team incentive scheme
·Comprehensive training programme as an aid to development
·Death in Service Insurance
·Employee assistance programme
UK Landscapes aims not to discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, colour, gender or other minority factor
Whilst this role is initially on a temporary seasonal contract until the end of October 2020 there is potential it could turn permanent.
To apply for the Team Leader role please send details of your career, current role, present salary and which location you are interested in, to Jonathan Sweasey at UK Landscapes.
If you are ideally located to the roles we have and have the requisite skills and experience we will get back to you in two weeks.