Garden Maintenance Team Leader - 39675

Location : North London
Salary : 24-27K
Vacancy ID : 39675

Our Client based in North London are seeking a Team Leader to join their team.  A design and build Client with a beautiful garden centre which add to the charm of working for this family run business.


Description of role:

  • Leading and directing a team that provides regular and once-off garden maintenance services to clients
  • Follow Health & Safety.
  • Regular maintenance includes all garden services required to maintain a garden throughout all four seasons in a year.
  • Ability to implement Garden Maintenance Plans according to schedule, as designed by the Maintenance Manager, against which performance will be measured
  • To manage and implement once-off garden makeover jobs, ensuring the work is prioritised to be achieved during the time allocated.
  • Ability to communicate with clients to understand their objectives and to find solutions.  To promote the Company with clients in order to try and achieve further work
  • To occasionally work in the garden centre assisting clients with plants and garden centre products, general garden centre duties and deliveries
  • To provide assistance when requested as defined by the Maintenance Managers and/or Directors


Skills & experience required:

  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate a team
  • Good knowledge and ability to use garden tools
  • Good plant and pruning knowledge
  • Good garden maintenance knowledge
  • An understanding of garden irrigation systems
  • Good site management
  • To provide advice, help and training to the Contract Maintenance Gardener


Essential requirements:

  • A knowledge and passion for plants
  • Genuinely hard-working!
  • A positive, happy and flexible attitude
  • Accept responsibility and the willingness to find solutions
  • The ability to work and share in a team environment
  • Desire to constantly learn more about your profession and to improve yourself
  • Full clean driver??s licence valid in the UK


Hours of Duty:     5 days per week (which may include some weekend work)

Please quote 39675 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)