Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

From Blenwood

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Working For: Blenwood Ltd

Grounds Maintenance Supervisor required

Job Ref – ADV372

As the Grounds Maintenance Supervisor you will plan and allocate all work duties for a busy and multi-skilled team.

The post is based at our Sittingbourne Depot but you will be required to travel to carry out your day to day duties where your time is split between office and monitoring site working. You will have access to a company van and all equipment required to carry out all tasks.

Key responsibilities

-Good working knowledge of Grounds Maintenance and industry experience and a strong interest and willingness to learn.

-Completing all paperwork.

-Proven experience of working within a contracting environment.

-Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at all levels.

-Effective smartphone user.

-Enthusiasm and drive to develop a career in the horticultural industry.

-To assist the Contracts manager and other supervisors to manage and coordinate the activities of the 20 Grounds teams to meet the clients service level agreement.

-Working with the Contracts manager and other supervisors to ensure that services are delivered in accordance with best practice, within unit budgets and with special consideration of all relevant health & safety legislation.

-Prioritise workload and assist / direct colleagues to ensure individual and team performance is maximised.

-Out of hours duties where necessary due to adverse weather conditions and the flexibility and dedication to act quickly and carry out duties such as weekend play area and park maintenance and storm damage mitigation, to protect and maintain business continuity at site.

-To work alongside and implement our office management systems.

Professional and personal competencies/qualifications

-Previous experience in the Horticultural industry.

-NVQ level 3 Amenity horticulture, or equivalent.

-Highly motivated and a good communicator.

-Basic IT skills with knowledge of MS Office applications.

-A keen learner and horticulture enthusiast, must be willing to develop own skills.

-Good knowledge of health and safety in the grounds maintenance industry.

-Full Clean Driving License


-Competitive Salary DOE


Company vehicle

-Full uniform provided

-Further training opportunities

-Promotion opportunities.