Commercial Landscape Construction - Supervisor

Location : Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and London
Salary : 28-35k
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 43672

  • Reports to the Contracts Managers and Operations Manager
  • Liaise with the client on site where ever required
  • To take the position of lead on all jobs that they are working on
  • Supervise site teams on a daily basis to ensure that they work safely and maintain high standards of work (quantity and quality)
  • Organise Chargehands, Foremen and site teams in the most efficient manner to carry out works, in line with individual skills, qualifications and experience
  • Attend all department and client meetings as and when required
  • Call off all materials required for the works and ensure full instructions are issued for all additional works before commencement
  • Ensure that they and their Chargehands maintain all other paperwork required for site work
  • Ensure their staff maintain high standards of dress and deportment whilst on site
  • Ensure that site teams conduct themselves professionally whilst at work and particularly whilst on site
  • Ensure that all works are carried out in accordance with the specification/contract/drawing, briefs from Contract Managers and clients
  • Manage subcontractors deployed on their sites, ensuring that works are carried out safely, to agreed standards, and within required profit margins
  • Ensure that site teams carry out Daily Activity Briefings, staff sign the DABS and then hand the completed forms to the Contracts Manager
  • Check that all time sheets are filled in correctly and returned to the office on a Monday morning before 8.30 am
  • Ensure that Plant Operators carry out plant checks and sign for them before handing the completed form to the Contracts Manager
  • Ensure that their staff do not use any unsafe machinery or vehicles, report all unsafe vehicles or machinery to Contracts Manager, Operations Manager or SHEQ department
  • Ensure they or their staff book out all vehicles and machinery
  • Ensure that they and their staff are wearing the PPE detailed in the Risk Assessments or Method Statements
  • Inform Managers about any staff that fail to wear PPE
  • Report any accidents, incidents, problems, unsafe acts or near misses on site to their Manager
  • Carry out TBT on a weekly basis, ensure staff sign for the TBT and return the form to the Contracts Manager
  • Make sure that all staff under their supervision have read the Method Statements and Risk Assessments in the site book prior to carrying out work on site
  • Report to their Contracts Manager any staff that are sick, absent or late for work
  • Ensure the cleanliness/tidiness of their work areas on site and the overall cleanliness/tidiness of the works compound
  • Check the cleanliness of their teamsâ?? allocated vehicles
  • Act in the best interests of Frosts at all times
  • Ensure that they are familiar with, and observe, the requirements of Frosts Health &Safety , Quality and Environmental Policies, Management Systems and Procedures
  • Any other duties allocated by the Commercial Construction management team


  • Trade Skills (CSCS,CPCS etc)
  • Behavioural Safety
  • IOSH or SSSTS training preferred


  • Horticultural awareness
  • Experience in Construction 
  • Previous experience of managing staff
  • Competent numeracy and literacy
  • CSCS Card Supervisor

Please quote 43672 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)