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Soft Landscape Supervisor


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  • Salary:               Commensurate with experience and potential
  • Location:           South, South West and West (based in Guildford Area)
  • Job Type:           Full-time (7.30am – 4.30pm Monday - Friday)
  • Requirements:  Full, clean driving licence;  Level 3 qualification in horticulture or construction; SMSTS; CSCS card at Trainee Supervisor (Red) or Supervisor (Gold) level; NRSWA Unit 1 Underground services.  
  • Preferred:          NRSWA Unit 2 Signing, lighting and guarding. Lifting qualification preferred (slinger/signaller, lift supervisor etc.)

The Cultura Group is a specialist landscape contractor who provides high quality commercial landscaping services to the private and public sectors.  We have an opportunity available for a well organised and experienced Soft Landscape Supervisor to lead multiple teams on a wide range of landscaping projects. The works mainly involve large scale commercial projects throughout the South, South West and West of England.

The Landscape Supervisor provides on the ground management and support to the Landscape Foreman within their region and gives direct management support to the Contracts Manager.  The role is a mix of on the ground hands on leadership and mobile site level management.

The Supervisor must be competent in communicating both verbally and in writing with our client’s site management and our own in house administrative support.
A strong knowledge of good landscape practice will be essential, preferably supported by a qualification or a willingness to obtain one.

As the “right hand man” to the Contracts Manager you will be expected to oversee the more complicated projects and/or a number of projects at a time including attending H&S and production meetings with the on site management, troubleshooting and assisting the manager with general tasks such as take-off’s, site measures and client liaison. This Role will also require you to physically work on sites as requested and lead teams to achieve deadlines and quality standards.   In short this is an intermediate Management role between the Contracts Manager and the other team leaders within the region.  
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Be a leader in implementing good Health and Safety practice
  • Help to implement and achieve targets
  • Troubleshoot on site issues
  • Assist the Contracts Manager with programming and planning works and labour
  • Improve on site quality control, including snagging
  • Deal with material call offs for projects within your control
  • Quality control of both deliveries and general work standards
  • Provide clear communication to the site teams of their duties
  • Communicate with our client’s site teams including attending meetings.
  • Provide the Contracts Manager and estimating with drawing take-offs
  • Ensure the correct work methods are being adhered to
  • Provide advice on and assist with the ordering, delivery and returns of the correct tools and plant to carry out our works.
  • Assist in the implementation of training and progression among the team leaders and operatives.
 
Skills/Experience:

Ideally the candidate will possess:
  • Previous supervisory experience within the landscape construction industry.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and execute work efficiently.
  • Good leadership skills are also important as are good organisational skills and an eye for detail.
  • Good horticultural and plant knowledge
  • Experience/qualifications with plant such as excavators, dumpers and telehandlers required
 
In Return We Offer:
 
  • A growing company able to provide training and personal development
  • A company committed to the success of its people
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • A vehicle for use in the course of company work
  • The opportunity to work on a varied and exciting portfolio of clients and contracts

Please respond in writing with CV to:
Beverly Taylor
Compliance Administrator
beverly.taylor@culturagroup.co.uk

 

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