Maintenance Foreman

From horticruitment

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Working For: Horticruitment

Maintenance Foreman required

Job Ref W999

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Foreman to join a well-respected award-winning company in London. The company has been responsible for numerous very high-profile projects throughout the city for many years and are currently expanding their maintenance arm, leading to an increasing number of high-profile contracts. The company has recently secured a new, long-term, large maintenance contract in East London. They are seeking an experienced candidate to take the lead in the role of Maintenance Foreman, overseeing a small team, maintaining the site to a high standard. In addition to a competitive salary, the client will generously pay for the travel expenses of the successful candidate.

Main Responsibilities:

Our client is seeking an individual who is a hands on and knowledgeable. Candidates will have the ability to organize staff, plan and prioritize tasks as required. Additionally, they will be able to work as part of a team, using their strong plant knowledge to accurately direct and complete tasks to a high standard. Due to the nature of this site, the ability to liaise with both the public and clientele is a key.

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintenance Gardening
    • Lawn Maintenance
    • Pruning
    • Weeding
    • Watering
    • Planting
    • Mulching
  • Making sure Health and Safety requirements are adhered to.
  • Maintenance of irrigation systems.
  • Planning of daily tasks and overseeing throughout.

Key Skills:

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic, having the ability to work under their own initiative while taking pride in their work and completing tasks to a high standard throughout all tasks on the large site. An understanding of Health and Safety regulations is essential. A PA1/PA6 spraying certificate and CSCS card would be desirable, however not essential.


  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays.
  • Uniform and PPE provided.
  • Travel expenses covered.
  • Opportunity for a tax-free bonus at the end of each year

Working Hours are 7:30 – 16:00 Monday to Friday.

If this Maintenance Foreman vacancy is of interest please apply or contact Tom Little on 01233 732767 or

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