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Supervisor - Adelaide Property and Gardens

The Role:

The Supervisor is responsible for several teams and for ensuring the planning and execution of horticultural programs and works, maintenance, mulching and site improvements in accordance with contract and budget requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain turf and vegetation in line with customer contract requirements
  • Chemical application to correct and safe standards
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained in a safe workable condition
  • Supervise, coordinate and train employees as per Individual Training Plans (ITP’s) with assistance from the Personnel and Training Officer
  • Complete reporting on employee Individual Training Plans as required
  • Responsible for performing maintenance on horticultural tools and equipment
  • Monitor the control of stock levels
  • Complete departmental reporting as requested
  • Provide excellent customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings as requested
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are used as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensure resources and processes are available to minimise health and safety risks
  • Acquire and maintain work health and safety knowledge relevant to your workplace and understand all operations and associated hazards and risks

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Formal qualifications in horticulture
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Experience with basic irrigation repairs
  • Training and / or supervisory experience
  • Experience in horticulture / grounds maintenance
  • A chainsaw ticket and work zone traffic management is desirable
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
  • Current Driver's Licence
  • National Police Clearance
  • DCSI Clearance

Applications close 10th January 2021

To apply for this role, you will need to provide a cover letter outlining what you can bring into this role as well as a current and up-to-date resume. Applicants will be contacted in the New Year.

Please note – the successful applicant will be required to provide a current national police clearance and the offer of employment will be subject to legal rights to work in Australia. Bedford is an equal opportunity employer and indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.