Job Offers for Qualified Skilled Workers

 

New Form Landscapes is an established and prestigious landscaping company based in St Albans, specialising in large and small domestic and commercial gardens. We are recruiting for the following positions to help grow our expanding business

 

Skilled hard landscapers:

 

We require an experienced and well-presented landscaper capable of leading a small team. They must have at least 3 years’ experience in a broad range of hard and soft landscaping including paving, decking, groundworks, brick and blockwork, rendering, fencing, laying real and artificial lawns and planting. They must also be able to provide a genuine portfolio of their previous work.
They will be responsible for reporting regularly to management and liaising with clients and designers. They will also be responsible for delivering projects on time and on budget. Experience in running projects, ordering materials and interpreting plans is essential.
We need an energetic and focussed individual, with a good eye for detail who takes pride in their work. They will need to work closely as a team but to also be highly self-motivated. 

Full driving licence required. 

Competitive salary depending on experience.

Note! Applications from qualified or experienced candidates only. Overseas applicants must already reside in the UK and have a valid work permit before they apply for this vacancy.

 

Office Manager (Maternity Cover):

The role will include: -
 

Liaising and communicating between Staff/Client and Suppliers

Managing and updating the Teamleader CRM system

Liaising with our PR agency

Using all office software including Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook/Teamleader/Mailchimp

(A knowledge of Vectorworx / Sketchup or AutoCAD would be an advantage but not essential.)

Developing and implementing any new administrative systems required

Assisting in the organisation of food/drink based events throughout the year. Occasional overnight stays and some travel may be required

Supporting the landscape business.

Updating website/social media content/blog

Dealing with customer and supplier queries

Recruitment and HR

Administration/Invoicing clients/Payment of suppliers

Administering insurances and vehicle fleet

Support and administration of our growing concrete kitchen dealer network

Organising social events for the team

Producing meeting agendas and taking minutes of meetings

A background or interest in design/events or high end construction would be an advantage but not essential

Good eye for detail essential

Other ad-hoc duties as necessary

 

We are looking for somebody with passion and enthusiasm who is excited about working for a growing, creative company and who really wants to make a difference. The right candidate will have a can do attitude and can prove they have the initiative and confidence to put their stamp on this role. They will be organised and tenacious enough to implement their ideas and be able to communicate these throughout the organisation. Experience would be useful but the right work ethic and thick skin is essential.

 

Garden Designer:

 

We are looking for a talented, self motivated and well organised designer to be involved in all stages of the design and construction process.

 

Your key skills are: 

  • Excellent client relationships
  • It is essential you have extensive experience of designing and delivering garden designs upto 150k. Good understanding of construction and plant knowledge.
  • Vectorworks and Sketchup, along with enthusiastic pitching skills.
  • Good commercial awareness.
  • Ability to work to deadlines under pressure.

 

Talent, drive, enthusiasm and a sense of fun are important, and the successful candidate should be passionate about bringing their ideas to life. Full/Part time, based at our offices in St Albans. Salary dependant on experience.

 

We are also looking for competent labourers that are eager to learn.

 

To apply for any of the above positions, please send a CV and cover letter to info@newformlandscapes.co.uk for the attention of Simon Hawkins.  We will contact you to arrange an interview.