Grounds Maintenance Team Leader

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Grounds Maintenance Team Leader Required. 

Job Ref: S285

The Company:

Our client is an established landscape company based near Reading in Berkshire which provides a range of landscaping and grounds maintenance services to clients. Their customer base is spread over Berkshire and surrounding counties including Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire and includes both commercial companies and home owners. They operate tight quality control procedures to ensure that they only provide the highest level of service and standards.

Job Description:

They currently seek an experience Grounds Maintenance Team Leader to take day to day responsibility for supervising a dedicated maintenance team of 2, working for both commercial and domestic customers. This will involve managing standards, supervising work and providing on-site training. Other specific responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and organising work schedules and resources.
  • Ensuring work is completed safely, to the quality expected, and within agreed time frames.
  • Ensure all equipment and machinery is kept well maintained and in good working order.
  • Provide training to team members as and when required.
  • To establish and maintain good working relationships with customers.

Key Skills:

This is a hands-on role and it is important therefore that candidates should have good technical and practical skills in grounds and garden maintenance including: mowing, strimming, hedge cutting, general garden clearance, pruning, planting, bed preparation etc.

We seek candidates who are hard working and reliable, who have good leadership skills, can use their initiative to sort out problems, as well as strong communication skills and the ability to plan and organise work making the most effective use of resources. A full UK driving licence is essential, and a horticultural qualification Level 2 or above highly desirable.

If this Grounds Maintenance Team Leader vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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