Foreman/ Working Supervisor Wanted - South East

Team Leader South East , South East (United Kingdom) Full Time


About the job

As a Foreman within our Landscaping division you will be responsible for leading a team(s) in delivering a high-quality vegetation clearance, fencing and soft landscaping contracting service for our clients.

In return, we offer an attractive salary and benefits package, the opportunity of being part of a talented and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for both personal and career development in a truly national and integrated business.

Typically, some responsibilities of a Landscaping Foreman include:

• Planning operations for your team on a daily/weekly basis in liaison with the Contract Supervisor/Manager ensuring the correct resources and equipment are in place for each shift.
• Working in a team of 3 undertaking all aspects of vegetation clearance work (including felling, pruning, crown lifting and thinning) alongside the highways network and on construction sites.
• Soft landscaping, maintenance, and fencing works alongside the highways network and on construction sites.
• Have the experience which enables you to anticipate operational issues which need managing and/or communicating to the client.
• Liaison with our Contract Supervisors & Managers in the planning, delivery and completion of works – highlighting to line managers any issues which need addressing/communicating to clients.
• Ensuring compliance with all aspects of Health & Safety, environmental and quality standards.
• Ensuring operations are delivered to clients' expectations and on schedule.

Preferred Skills

You will be a self-motivated individual with the ability to lead by example, motivate and manage a small team. Have a passion and take pride in your work and have a good understanding of current industry best practices.

In addition to this, you’ll preferably have:

• NPTC – Felling small trees to 300mm and cross cutting.
• NPTC/Lantra – Woodchipper.
• NPTC/Lantra – Brushcutter.
• NPTC/Lantra – Certificate of Competence in Stump Grinding Operations.
• PA1/PA6.
• First Aid.
• Hold a full, valid driving license (preferably incl. B & E).
• 2+ years’ experience in similar job role.
• Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.
• CSCS Gold Card.
• NVQ Level 3 in Arboriculture or similar.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, clearly specifying the role you are applying for, to us via the application system below.

Closing Date: 21st September 2021

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