Landscape and Grounds Maintenance Team Leader Safety, Results, Pride. We see more than just high standards


Landscape and Grounds Maintenance Team Leader Safety, Results, Pride. We see more than just high standards

Salary Not Specified

Robertson, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 16 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: cc127a609d00402a9ec65eaf70ae6485

Full Job Description

  • Lead a team of employees carrying out a range of landscaping and/or grounds maintenance work on a daily basis. Identify workloads and allocate task, interpret plans and relay information to team members ensuring work standards are maintained.

  • Carry out a range of grounds maintenance and landscaping tasks e.g. grass cutting, raking, edging, weeding, sweeping, litter picking, chemical application, planting & laying turf etc.

  • Carry out line marking to football/rugby parks and athletic tracks.

  • Drive and operate a wide range of vehicles, plant and equipment including vehicle attached machinery, pedestrian and ride-on machinery and hand held equipment.

  • Undertake daily routine safety and maintenance checks ensuring that vehicles, machinery and equipment used is well maintained, kept clean and not exposed to the risk of damage or theft.

  • Use approved equipment and follow manufacturer's recommended guidelines and application rates, when undertaking the application of Herbicides/Pesticides, ensuring that all defined areas are maintained to the required standards. The candidate must have a PA1 & PA6 certification for use and application of chemicals.

  • Complete documents relating to the role of the post e.g. daily work records, vehicle/equipment defect reporting and client PPM schedules.

  • Liaise with Client Representatives and Contract Managers ensuring positive constructive relationships based on good service delivery.

  • In the absence of the Supervisor liaise with the Grounds Team to ensure required standards are achieved. Ensure that all equipment and work areas are left secure and barriers locked.

  • Undertake visual inspections of all work areas prior to commencement of maintenance tasks ensuring compliance with approved safety standards.

  • To operate at all times with safe working practices with due regard to Health & Safety Regulations, COSHH, Environmental issues and Waste Disposal etc in accordance with legislative requirements and policies and procedures of RFM.

  • Maintain an awareness of RFM's Policies, Procedures and objectives related to the successful delivery of the Grounds Maintenance service.

  • Candidate may be required to carry out some hard landscaping tasks i.e slabbing, fencing etc.

  • Work flexibly within the wider RFM team undertaking any other duties assigned by the Grounds Manager in connection with RFM's operational requirements.

  • Candidate may be required to carry out winter gritting operations withing working hours during the winter period. This may also include working outside their normal working hours and being available for standby/callout.

    The post holder may hold a professional vocational qualification in a Grounds Maintenance discipline or have equivalent experience, and preferably from a commercial contracting background.

  • The post holder will hold a full driving license including trailer license and certificates of competence in compact tractor operations and use of tractor mounted implement, ride-on and self-propelled pedestrian mowers, strimmers, brush cutters and hedge cutters.

  • The post holder must hold a certificate of competence for pesticides spraying (PA1 & PA6)

  • The post holder will have experience of undertaking landscaping and grounds maintenance duties including grass cutting within a professional environment.

  • Desirable experience in soft landscaping, hard landscaping experience would be an advantage.

  • The post holder should have good knowledge of compact tractors and their attachments, mowing equipment and associated plant and their maintenance requirements

  • Who we're looking for:

    The post holder will be required to lead a team of operatives and undertake a range of grounds maintenance and landscaping tasks throughout the Aberdeenshire Region area and other sites outwith, this will include the use of compact tractors and mounted implements, ride-on and self-pedestrian machines, powered hand tools and equipment, line marking equipment.

    Relationships. Results. Success. At Robertson Facilities Management, we see them our way. We're professional enough to make every collaboration count. Driven enough to deliver the very best service to everyone we work with. Friendly enough to make sure any environment we manage is as enjoyable as it is safe. Join us and you'll join the UK's largest family-owned construction, infrastructure and support services businesses. As a Landscape & Grounds Maintenance Team Leader you'll be part of a team that's doing incredible things - for ourselves, for the partners we work with, and for a truly sustainable future.

    Each of us is accountable for what we do. From the smallest detail to team safety and caring for our communities and the environment, we know that everything matters.

    We are determined to succeed

    Every challenge is an opportunity. We work collaboratively and focus on safety, productivity and quality to find solutions we can be proud of and that provide a positive, lasting benefit.

    We are one team

    We work as one - in our teams and partnerships, and with our customers. We respect each contribution, and everyone stands up to be counted. We are Team Robertson.

    What's in it for you?

    In addition to the hourly rate, we offer a wide range of rewards and benefits, including 33 days annual leave, a great pension and valuable life assurance. What's more, you'll also be able to make the most of a range of brilliant extras. These include our Cycle to Work Scheme, discounts at restaurants and cinemas with a Taste Card, annual flu vaccine, and Health & Wellbeing and Life Management Support for you and your family.

    When it comes to diversity and inclusion, we see things differently at Robertson. We're a company with strong family values and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. That's why we're working to create a truly inclusive workplace where everyone can feel welcome, included, and where we can all be our authentic selves.