Landscape Team Leader

Job Type Rural Estate Enterprises
Location Leckford - Leckford Estate
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 02/05/2021
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £26,000.00 - £32,500.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work Monday - Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00, Friday: 08:00 - 16:00, 39 hours per week

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Pay rates are negotiable dependent on relevant skills and experience.

Description

What’s the role about?

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the day to day running of the Landscape team with the support of the Landscaping Section Manager. To create with the management team a profitable and efficient section of the business to drive sales, provide excellent customer service and team leadership.

Why will you love working at Leckford Estate?

Take a look at our interactive video to learn more about the Leckford Estate. Click here

What you’ll be doing as a Landscape Team Leader?

  • Running a team, providing clear and direct instructions

  • Liaising with contractors and material suppliers.

  • Ensure all vehicles and materials are ready for the start of the working day

  • Ensure all landscape work is carried out to the specification of the plans and customer requirements

  • Adapting the site arrangements to reflect weather/working conditions.

  • Responsible for on-site Risk Assessment and Health & Safety controls

  • Accurate recording of time, materials and wastage

  • To take an active role in democratic processes within the partnership

  • Personal development of self and Partners.

What you’ll have

  • Practical experience of a hard and soft landscaping business

  • Team Leadership  1 year

  • Plant identification and knowledge

  • Positive “can do” attitude

  • Full, clean driving license

What else can you bring

  • Diploma / HNC In Horticulture or RHS approved qualification

  • Management experience in a landscaping role

  • Chainsaw certificate

  • Forklift certificate

Please note:

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early ​

As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here.

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We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/

Attachment: Team Leader - Landscape.docx 

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