About the job
Landscape Services are looking for a highly motivated Senior Landscape Team Supervisor to lead a team of operatives who undertake landscape development work throughout the city.
With excellent leadership skills you will manage a small team of operatives and work under the guidance of the Landscape Manager to ensure that projects are complete to specified standards and timescales.
Based at Beaumont Park Depot, you will also be required to undertake cost estimates for landscape projects, visit project sites and client offices across the City.
You will attend internal staff meetings as well as meetings with clients and officers from other services who are associated with projects.
You will be able to work flexibly in order to attend evening public meetings.
As a Senior Landscape Team Supervisor, your role will be to manage landscape operations such as landscape development, supervise staff and control resources.
You will produce weekly work programmes for operative teams and sub- contractors to carry out, estimate costs for landscape projects and calculate quantities and resource requirements such as specialist works, including tools, equipment and specialist plant.
Working with other Supervisors and other officers, you will ensure that landscaping duties are carried out efficiently and effectively.
What you'll need
With substantial landscaping and horticultural experience as well as knowledge of the landscape and horticulture industry and practices, you will also have experience of managing and developing teams of operatives and supervisors.
In addition, you will have an appropriate landscape / horticultural qualification to at least NVQ 2 level or equivalent qualification.
Using your knowledge of health and safety regulations and regulations related to the industry you will be able to ensure the safety of the team and of the works being carried out.
You will have good communication skills to be able to liaise with customers, clients and other officers.