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Team Leader landscape

Hastings, Sussex
£26,000 to £27,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Landscape, Team Leader

Salary £28,000 - £30,000 doe

Hastings, East Sussex


If you have a minimum of two years Soft Landscaping experience, a "can do" attitude, good organisational skills and the ability to motivate your small team then this role is definitely of interest.

Our client is a prominent Soft Landscaping installer working with many of the largest housebuilders and commercial property developers.

The Job:

We are looking for a Soft Landscaping Team Leader who can be based in East Sussex or Kent. You will be working alongside and supervising two Operatives on site providing landscaping services and a range of horticultural work. The sites are primarily soft landscaping projects, associated with new build housing developments and may also include some Commercial and Municipal projects. The Team Leader is responsible for;

  • Ensuring that all site works are completed to the required, contractual standard
  • Making sure that all site staff have the correct uniform and PPE
  • Ensuring that all vehicles and machinery are in good order and safe to operate
  • Making sure that all tools and equipment are well maintained, clean and serviceable

The principal duties will include:

  • Planting in accordance with specific instructions
  • Turfing
  • Barking / Mulching
  • General Horticultural duties as necessary
  • Managing the loading of various skips
  • Accurately recording the work of the team
  • Communicating any issues or problems with the line manager
  • Notification of any H&S issues, Observations or Accidents in line with company procedures

The Person:

  • Previous experience in a landscaping or horticultural role
  • CSCS Card
  • A full driving and trailer licence
  • A SSSTS qualification together with a PA1 and PA6 certificate would be an advantage.


  • Basic salary offered on a 39-hour contract
  • Permanent overtime, 11 hours per week (1.5x)
  • Opportunity to earn up to £30,000 pa.
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  • Job Reference: 705429320-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cosmopolitan Recruitment
  • Location: Hastings, Sussex
  • Salary: £26,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent