Maintenance Team Leader

From horticruitment

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Working For: Horticruitment

Maintenance Team Leader required

Job Ref: Q221

Our client is a multiple award-winning garden design and build company based in West London. Founded by two passionate Horticulturalists 7 years ago, the pair have worked together for more than two decades and as a company they seek to remain a close-knit team that strives for excellence at every step.  The company offer an end-to-end service to their clients, one that combines award winning garden design with industry leading landscaping. Earning an international reputation for understanding and interpreting ideas to create outdoor spaces beyond client imaginations and expectations, this is why they are trusted by such a collection of high-profile customers, companies, brands, and fellow professionals. They are now looking for an experienced Landscape Team Leader to work within the aftercare department.

Job Brief

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day maintenance of high end domestic gardens along with overseeing a team of skilled gardeners.

Duties will include:

  • Planning and scheduling work
  • Following Health & Safety Guidelines
  • Mowing, hedge cutting and strimming
  • Planting, lifting, mulching, mowing, pruning, weeding, leaf clearing, sweeping etc.
  • Operating machinery, tools and equipment safely

Our client requires reliable, enthusiastic, positive and experienced individuals to maintain and exceed customer’s expectations. You’ll have excellent customer service skills, be naturally capable of demonstrating your knowledge and have core skills in all types of garden maintenance.

Key Skills 

Projects are predominately high-end private clients and as such the successful candidate will be friendly, well-mannered and presentable. You must have previous experience of managing teams and a good knowledge of working in gardens that require the need for attention to detail. In the role you will be liaising with clients and designers, so a positive attitude, excellent customer service and communication skills are vital.

  • A recognised Horticultural qualification of minimum Level 2 is highly desirable but not essential if experience and competence is evident.
  • PA1 & PA6 spraying certificates are essential.

Please note that a full clean drivers licence is required for this role

Company Benefits
  • Use of a company vehicle of fuel allowance
  • 28 days holiday
  • A friendly, warm, and supportive work environment.
  • Competitive salary
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Educational development
  • Access to healthcare
  • Company events

If this Maintenance Team Leader vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Maintenance Team Leader vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Maintenance Team Leader vacancy will have been unsuccessful.