Job Opportunities

Job Title: Project Supervisor (Horticulture)
Reporting to: General Manager
Hours: 40 hours a week (require flexibility in hours)
Salary: £35,000 plus performance related bonus

About us:
We are a family run business looking for a Project Supervisor to help deliver our extensive range of tree planting projects across the South West.

We manage private and commercial client landscape projects, mainly focused on the research, sourcing, supply and planting of excellent quality, hard to find or specialist trees from the UK and Europe.

We deliver creative tree planting schemes on behalf of several of the industries leading garden designers, and in some of the UK's most high-profile private properties and commercial development sites.

Our ethos is focused on unrivalled quality of service and a deep understanding of specialist trees handpicked for sites with significant design requirements.

The Role

  • Supervising and working alongside our project teams on tree planting and landscaping operations

  • Visiting sites to monitor sub-contractors on their progress and quality of work

  • Communicating health and safety information as provided by the general manager

  • Liaising with clients or site contacts regarding delivery dates and project schedules

  • Working to completion targets set by the general manager

  • Sourcing and ordering plant machinery, equipment and materials

  • Assisting with the maintenance of the Tree Research yard including watering operations, maintaining stock levels, equipment and materials

  • Assisting with the maintenance of all machinery, equipment and vehicles including vans, plant machinery and helping record this

  • Carrying out risk assessments and stock control reports

  • Continued training in the landscape industry as well as increasing knowledge of trees, their establishment and maintenance

  • Work in any part of the UK (including occasional overnight stays) as occasionally required by projects. (Majority of work is based in the South West/Cotswolds area and London)

Essential

  • Practical experience in landscaping or gardening

  • Good communication skills with the ability to supervise staff

  • Good plant and tree identification

  • Relevant qualification in Horticulture, Landscaping or Arboriculture

  • Full, clean EU/UK Driving license

 Desirable

  • Experience of dealing with customers

  • First Aid Certificate

  • Any of the following driving license categories: BE, C1, C & C1E

  • NPTC Certificates for PA1&6, Landscape Equipment and Machinery

  • CSCS Card

  • NPORS Card: All terrain Telehandler

    Plant and tree knowledge including Latin names and species soil requirements

Salary and Benefits

Salary: £35,000 plus performance related bonus

We offer a great benefits package such as 24 days holiday plus public holidays, work mobile and laptop, pension scheme and office location with stunning rural views. You will also have access to some of the most prestigious residences and developments in the UK.

If you would like to apply for the position, please email a CV and covering letter to rangana@treeresearch.co.uk explaining why you think this role is for you.