grounds supervisor - 22k

Job Description

The Grounds Supervisor will report to the Grounds Manager and, as part of the Regional Grounds Maintenance team, is primarily responsible for the provision of an effective and efficient planned maintenance programme.

This role also includes the identification and monitoring of rehabilitation works programme and supervision of the response maintenance Tree Surgery Service.

Planned Maintenance and Grounds Rehabilitation responsibilities include:
o Pre-contract surveys to establish the scope of the work.
o Inspecting work being carried out by Contractors and by the Executive's Direct Labour Organisation.
o Reporting to the Contract Administrator and completing regular inspection reports on the progress and quality of work on site.
o Attending site meetings with the Contract Administrator, Contractor and Quantity Surveyor and liaising with each as necessary to ensure compliance with the programme of works.

Response Maintenance responsibilities include:
o Detailing and co-ordinating the Works Orders for Tree Surgery works.
o Inspecting the progress and quality of the Contractors work on site.
o Liaising with District Management, District Maintenance and other bone fide groups to ensure quality service provision.

Duties in connection with the Grounds Maintenance Land Asset Register include:-
o Identification of changes to areas in Executive ownership so that the Land Asset Register database and associated maps are kept current.
o Assessing and receiving handovers of Soft and Hard landscaping elements of New Build, Environmental Improvements, I.P.B.S., Grounds Rehabilitation and other schemes with a landscape content.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have:

* a degree in Landscaping or an equivalent relevant professional qualification OR a relevant BTEC Higher Cert/Diploma plus 2 years' relevant experience, post qualification.

Exceptionally, candidates who do not meet the qualification requirement, but who can demonstrate that they have 3 years relevant experience may also be considered.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Glenn Roberts in the strictest confidence.