Post Ref: T262/T271 - Gardener Team Leader x 2 posts

Post Ref: T262/T271 - Gardener Team Leader x 2 posts

Salary: £20,565 - £21,918 per annum. 37 hours per week.

We are looking to recruit two Gardener Team Leaders to work as part of the Borough’s Grounds Maintenance Team based at Kimberley Depot.

You will be responsible for leading one of the maintenance teams.  Work will involve a full range of amenity horticultural work including maintenance of Parks, Open Spaces, Highway verges, cemeteries and other landscaped areas.

We are looking for people with experience of:

  • Leading a team of staff and using their own initiative
  • Relevant horticultural and maintenance work
  • Working flexibly to provide a high quality customer focused service
  • Using a full range of horticultural machinery

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a relevant horticultural qualification or experience in this area of work
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be self-motivated and committed to improve standards
  • Be committed to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Have a current driving licence and ability to drive a light commercial vehicle (Class B)
  • Have spraying certificate Pa1-Pa6a
  • Be aware of Health and Safety issues
  • Be somebody who represents our GREAT values and behaviours

Should candidates wish to speak informally to the Grounds Maintenance and Arboricultural Manager about the roles they should contact Mr S Woodward on 0115 917 3163.

Please quote reference number: T262/T271

Closing date:  Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 5.00 pm

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