Grounds maintenance Team Leader

Guaranteed twelve months work a year, Perm. £17.5k – £21k p.a (D.O.A.) 28 holiday days a year (inc. bank holidays)

Morton Gamble Gardens Ltd. is looking for an ambitious and extremely competent garden maintenance operative ready to take on more responsibility OR an already established team leader.

The successful candidate, experienced in grounds maintenance, will help to grow our small, successful company, which has a fantastic reputation with clients.

The role would especially appeal to a person currently working in a larger grounds maintenance company (or with recent experience off such work) who feels frustrated by the constraints of working in a large, hierarchical environment, someone with very good experience of grounds maintenance work or someone new to the area (with past experience).

About the role:

It’s a permanent position, working throughout the year. The majority of the work will be grounds maintenance; litter picking, hedge cutting through to planting (ranging from prestigious homes through to student halls and hostels) across Greater London & surrounding areas.

The ability to motivate and lead a team, as well as dedication and dependability is required. The role is initially an operative role, however we need our new employee to be fast tracked to leading a team quickly within a few weeks once better knowledge of the sites has been acquired.

Essential knowledge includes plants, planting and pruning, and the use of petrol machinery such as mowers, hedge cutters etc. Wider knowledge of the sector would also be beneficial including some health and safety awareness. Spraying certification would also be advantageous.

Initial duties will be to ensure that grounds maintenance tasks are carried out effectively and efficiently; overseeing and working as part of a team in a every day hands on role in the gardens. Filling out time sheets and managing schedules will be a part of daily life.

The candidate must be absolutely FLUENT in English, 22+ years old (for insurance purposes), with a driving license and excellent levels of communication. They must also live within an hour of London N8.

Please send us your CV and cover note outlining why you are suitable for the role (including any gardening based qualifications).

Please only apply if you meet the criteria outlined above.

Closing date 19th January 2014

Start date ASAP.

Thank-you, Morton Gamble Gardens Ltd.

Apply sending your C.V. and covering letter to gardens@mortongamble.com

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