Horticultural Site Manager

Sep 28, 2022 | Uncategorised

Horticultural Site Manager: Residential Maintenance

We are looking for a passionate individual that has well developed technical skills in horticulture and strong customer relations abilities to manage one of our upmarket residential maintenance accounts.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Horticulture with at least 3 years hands-on post grad experience in high spec residential maintenance.
  • Ability to give sound garden advice. Design and quote on upgrades and small scale new garden beds for very demanding clients. Co-ordinate and install small scale landscaping to high standards.
  • Valid unendorsed driver’s license (minimum code 8 but preferably Code 10) with at least two years regular practical on the road driving experience.
  • Computer literate in MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal in English.
  • Good plant knowledge and ability to identify Alien Invasive species.
  • Very high attention to detail and pride in your work.
  • Interface with diplomacy and tact with very demanding clientele in order to develop and maintain sound relationships for the company with our clients.
  • Knowledge and competency of labour relations and health and safety (including disciplining staff).
  • Ability to train, lead and motivate staff in order for employees to perform their duties successfully and efficiently. The focus is to build strong, happy teams.
  • Willingness to be hands-on and not afraid to get your hands dirty.
  • Problem solver able to handle pressure and think on your feet.
  • Administrative duties eg timebook, reports, submitting hours for wages, etc.
  • Knowledge of petrol driven equipment, chemicals and care of tools.
  • Good housekeeping habits and punctuality.

If you meet the above criteria please forward your cv to admin@leitchlandscapes.co.za . by Monday 26th September 2022. Please indicate your current earnings and your expected salary requirements for this position. Please also indicate your earliest possible start date.