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Contact Flat Fee Recruiter Limited

Flat Fee Recruiter Limited

Hard Landscape Foreperson

Newbury, Berkshire

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Flat Fee Recruiter Limited

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Full Time
49 days ago
£32-40k per annum + benefits
Flat Fee Recruiter Limited
07 Oct 2022
Contract Type
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Direct Employer


Are you a highly experienced and self-motivated person with extensive landscape knowledge?

Are you capable of working on your own initiative and in collaboration with management to create top-end gardens?

If so, we want to hear from you…

Senior Hard Landscape Foreperson

To work at various sites in London and the Home Counties

£32-40k per annum + benefits including:

Company van with fuel card Smart phone Further training available in all aspects 21 Days Holiday plus bank holidays, overtime opportunities paid at time and half Full site & office support system

Although this is a hands-on role, the foreperson will be responsible for supervising Gardenlink team members, as well as agency staff when needed and sub-contractors.

The role involves driving and applicants must therefore have a full, clean driving licence.

About You

You will need a broad ranging landscape skill to include:

Brick work
Machine use e.g. excavators, dumpers, fork lifts
Use of laser level for setting out, height measurements etc

You will also have an extensive landscaping record with:

Experience in working off plans and specifications
Proven people management background
Receiving and planting of larger tree stock
Crane work and safe lifting
Good carpentry record, along with some knowledge of rendering and plumbing
Familiarity with health and safety policies and experience in implementing them
Driving/parking – particularly in London

You will also be self-motivated, organised, and pro-active with the ability to deal with management, clients, and designers professionally and diplomatically and able to instruct other staff clearly and efficiently.

About the Job

To carry out general landscaping works and to supervise the day-to-day running of the site and its staff
To liaise with the Contracts Manager regarding daily/weekly scheduling, ordering of materials etc. This will involve regular updates and meetings.
To set out garden and agree with Contracts Manager prior to work commencing
To oversee and manage subcontractors
To carry out all required Health and Safety checks, including Risk Assessments, Competence Forms, Vehicle H&S, Inductions etc
To keep site diary and monitor staff to ensure correct admin, personnel and H&S procedures are being followed

Benefits include:

A highly competitive salary dependant on experience
Provision of Company van for business use (Ford Transit or similar)
Provision of Company mobile phone for business use
Opportunity to participate in Company pension scheme
Opportunity to participate in H&S training courses plus a wide range of other training

courses to enhance skillset

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

How to apply for the Senior Hard Landscape Foreperson role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience includes; foreperson, landscaper, landscape operative, garden landscape maintenance operative, landscape gardener, landscaper, hard landscape foreman, forewoman, general foreman

Ad ID: 5409428206