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Lawncare and Groundworks Supervisor

We're Hiring - Lawncare and Groundworks Supervisor

We are looking to recruit a Lawncare and Groundworks Supervisor for immediate start.

Perfect Ground Solutions is an independent lawncare company established in 2008.  It delivers high-quality lawn maintenance, renovation and construction.

The appointee will:

  • Work independently or as part of a small team helping to construct, maintain and improve lawns and amenity grassland areas by cultural renovations, turfing, overseeding and applying a wide range of plant protection products and fertilisers.
  • Co-ordinate and plan staff activity and equipment for lawncare and groundworks projects.
  • Visit perspective customers and supply quotes as required.
  • Monitor use and condition of equipment and carry out routine maintenance.
  • Work with the Directors to review work practices, suggest improvements and contribute to business development.

This is a salaried position with vehicle provided and a competitive salary, based on experience.

We work a 39-hour week, Monday to Friday.

For the right candidate, there will be increasing opportunities to get involved in business administration and management.

For further information, contact Colin Peters at colin@perfectgroundsolutions.co.uk; 07950 334112.

 


Perfect Ground Solutions Job Description

Lawncare and Groundworks supervisor

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Co-ordinate and plan staff activity and equipment for lawncare and groundworks projects including assessment of access, volumes and timescales.
  • Work independently or as part of a team helping to construct, maintain and improve lawns and amenity grassland areas by cultural renovations, turfing, overseeding and applying a wide range of plant protection products and fertilisers, including:
    • Application of plant protection products to grassland areas in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner
    • Application of fertilisers to grassland areas accurately
    • Application of total herbicides in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner
  • Transport heavy equipment and assist on larger groundworks projects driving plant as directed.
  • Visit perspective customers, carry out new work assessments, explain clearly to customers the planned activities and quote accordingly.
  • Assess existing work and supply quotes for additional activities as required.
  • Monitor use and condition of lawncare and groundworks equipment, identify faults and carry out routine maintenance.
  • Monitor stock levels and place orders where required
  • Engage on a one-to-one basis with customers in a polite and friendly manner, providing advice and feedback where possible.
  • Keeping vehicles and equipment clean and tidy and reporting any defects.
  • Work with the Directors to review work practices, suggest improvements and contribute to business development.
  • For the right candidate, there will be increasing opportunities to get involved in business administration and management.

Personal Qualities and Skills

  • Able to plan reasonable workloads and give clear instructions to staff.
  • Good listening skills; open to receive feedback from staff and customers.
  • Able to work outdoors carrying out physically-demanding tasks for up to 8 hours in a day.
  • Flexibility of working hours; some quotes need to be done at weekends
  • Comfortable towing trailers and using plant (e.g. dumpers) after training if required.
  • Presentable and polite
  • Good timekeeping
  • Able to calculate volumes and areas
  • Good knowledge of IT and comfortable keeping accurate records on tablets

Qualifications

  • Full Driving License
  • PA1, PA2, PA6 (training will be provided if required)

 

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