Team Leader

Location Bristol
Discipline: Environmental, Horticulture, Landscaping
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
Contact name: Nigel Allen

Contact email: nigel@agrecruiting.co.uk
Job ref: AS282-B
Published: about 2 months ago

Our client is a new and exciting business, providing practical ecological contracting solutions for their clients. They provide results-based outcomes for clients and biodiversity, with innovation at the heart of everything that they do. The successful candidate(s) will be joining a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines such as Ecology, Landscape and Arboriculture.

As part of a larger Group, one of the UK’s largest environmental consultancies, they are able to provide their clients with an unparalleled combination of environmental assessment and management consultancy services.

Our client is ranked 42nd in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200, which rates the success of private companies in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join.

The role:

Our client is looking for Full Time Team Leaders, who are outstanding team players and who have a positive and professional attitude to join their team and undertake projects locally and nationwide. You will have at least 3 years’ experience in undertaking practical site-based works and will have demonstrable experience in adhering to site health, safety, environmental and wellbeing standards. We are looking for individuals to be based within commuting distance of our clients Bristol offices.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working within one or more of the following industries: ecological contracting, landscaping, agricultural operations, and countryside management or vegetation clearance industries.

We are looking for real go-getters with a practical and determined approach and someone who will help the business to grow and improve.

Successful candidates will:

  • Lead on the delivery of ecological contracting work packages on site, helping to ensure that works are delivered on programme, on budget and with zero defects;

  • Take responsibility for a small individual team, undertaking discrete work packages, ensuring that works are delivered on programme, on budget and with zero defects;

  • Lead and motivate a small site team;

  • Keep accurate daily diaries for all site-based works including other reporting as required.

  • Monitor and track daily plant, labour, equipment and material allocations;

  • Operate effectively in a dynamic working environment;

  • Undertake general maintenance on small plant, tools and equipment, making sure that they are fit for purpose.

  • Be highly organized and able to adapt to quick changes in a dynamic working environment;

  • Adhere to site safety, environmental and wellbeing requirements;

  • Be able to work independently or as part of a team;

  • Communicate effectively with fellow team members and other site-based staff.

  • Lead by example, maintaining the highest standards of quality;

Person specification:

Essential

  • CSCS

  • Full driving licence, ideally with Trailer Licence (B+E).

  • First Aid at Work qualification

  • 3 years’ experience of managing teams within a practical land management setting.

Desirable

  • PTS AC/DC

  • SSSTS

  • PA1/PA6W herbicide spraying;

  • CS30 & 31. Other chainsaw qualifications will be looked on favourably;

  • LANTRA Woodchipper;

  • LANTRA Brushcutter;

  • Experienced in operating a wide variety of plant with relevant tickets.

  • Safety Critical Medical

  • Highways England Common Induction

 Salary and benefits:

  • Salary £23k - £25k, dependant on experience.

  • Overtime and weekend supplement.

  • Paid accommodation and subsistence allowance (when working away).

  • Access to a company vehicle for site duties

  • Contributory Pension Scheme