Landscaping Team Leader - Dorking

Cole & Yates Recruitment
29 Dec 2017
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Landscaping Team Leader on behalf of a National Landscape Services Business that specialises in new build landscaping projects including both soft and hard landscaping installations that range from small domestic designs up to +2M bespoke projects. Our Client has offices across the UK and a reputation for a quality first time attitude and excellent customer service.

Due to new business gains our Client is looking to expand its Landscaping Teams in Dorking by recruiting energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Team Leader. To be considered for this role it is essential that you are a self starter, are able to positively lead an operational team and make a positive contribution to both the team and your Customers.

As the Team Leader you will :

Oversee the successful implementation and completion of landscaping projects so will need a proven track record of delivering to both time and to budget as well as having a high level of site experience delivering projects to a consistently high standard.

Have experience of planning your teams work load to ensure maximum output and efficiency, be responsible for ensuring you have the correct materials, tools and plant equipment for each job, setting and meeting targets and deadlines, ensuring the efficient use of all resources as well as the ability to plan for the unknown (absence, ground conditions, weather) and still keeping the project on target.

Be an excellent communicator, promoting a positive front end to clients, colleagues and contractors while acting as the role model for your team to ensure excellent attitude and behaviour as well as mentoring to ensure that you have a highly skilled team of landscapers working for and alongside you.

Ensuring that all work is completed to a high standard, in accordance with all instructions and job specifications, ensuring that the quality of work exceeds expectations by being able to provide solutions to both design and site challenges within budget and ensuring the long term success of installed landscapes.

Be ultimately responsible for the daily health and safety of your team, ensuring compliance with the health and safety policy, risk assessments and method statements. Also ensuring the daily maintenance of vehicles, plant and tools is carried out and ensuring team members adhere to site rules as well as the expected appearance of the team and vehicles.

You will need to have a Driving Licence, experience of HR and QHSE and ideally a CSCS card.

In return our Client is offering a basic salary to 26000.00 plus plenty of overtime earning potential as well as career development opportunities.

For more details on this opportunity do give us a call on or apply using the link provided and we will aim to come back to you within 3 working days to discuss your application and sooner to answer any specific questions or queries.