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Garden Supervisor

Trentham, Staffordshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
The role Day to day supervision of a team of Gardeners Liaise and communicate with the Head Gardener Design, implement and maintain all seasonal horticultural displays in and around the Gardens Carry out weekly health and safety checks in and around the Garden and Estate Delegating and prioritising jobs for the Garden Team. Liaise with external companies with regards Horticultural issues and maintenance materials. Preparation of seasonal events organised by the Gardens Development Manager. Provide leadership of garden sub teams as needed. Coordinating and working closely with the other supervisors within the Garden and Estates Team. Supporting team activity through flexible working hours to facilitate maintenance tasks outside of opening hours and at weekends. Responsibility for the whole garden under the role of Weekend Duty Gardener on a rota basis. Support the Health and Safety Checks for the garden and ensuring that the team, volunteers and contractors demonstrate safe and best practice always. Essential Skills/ Qualifications Relevant horticultural qualification (Level 3) Relevant horticultural experience including team supervision/ leadership. A good plants person with a breadth of knowledge, in particular of herbaceous perennials, grasses, bedding, and woody perennials. PA1 & PA6 Tractor Driving Desirable Qualifications: - An individual who has worked in a similar environment (i.e. historic garden/ Landscape maintenance contracting) First Aid Qualification We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. Our expert recruitment team will be in contact with you soon to update you on the progress of your application. As part of our best practice recruitment process all successful candidates will be subject to background screening checks. Further detail on what is required as part of this process will be provided to you during this update. In the meantime, if you have any questions about our recruitment process please contact Please note, we partner with Morson International to carry out background checks on all new colleagues. If you d like to know more about this, or you have any questions, please don t hesitate in contacting us at STMO0102
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  • Job Reference: 705452903-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: St.Modwen
  • Location: Trentham, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent