Working Supervisor

Nechells, Birmingham
31 May 2017
28 Jun 2017


idverde is the UK’s leading provider of integrated management and maintenance services for parks and green spaces. The company has recently merged with the largest French landscaping business and together, the idverde group is the largest of its kind in Europe.  In the UK, we employ over a thousand employees nationally and we’re growing fast.  The services we provide include landscape design and construction, park management and consultancy, grounds maintenance, tree surgery and external cleansing.

Job Title:                             Working Supervisor

Location:                             Mount Street Depot , Nechells, Birmingham

Salary:                                  Dependent upon skills and experiences

An opportunity has arisen for a Working Supervisor to join our Birmingham contract, based at the Nechells depot and reporting directly to the Assistant Contract Manager. 

As Working Supervisor you will lead teams delivering grounds maintenance works including grass cutting, horticultural maintenance including bedding displays, shrub bed maintenance, Park attendance, playground inspection and maintenance, fine turf maintenance and small landscaping projects across the contracts. You will also assist the management team in all areas of contract management directing and supporting staff to achieve required outcomes.  

The ideal candidate must be a self motivated individual with a flexible approach.  A pro active and positive, professional attitude is essential as well as an ability to work well under pressure.


The successful candidate must be able to plan and efficiently organise their time in order to achieve and the set standards of contract delivery.  The role will be involved in daily activities such as leading and monitoring a number of grounds maintenance teams, as well as hands on delivery of various tasks relating to the maintenance of parks and open spaces including cemeteries.

Health and Safety is an important aspect of the role and the Working Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of the site and team members.  This role will also be liaising with clients and maintaining the standard of work through quality control. 

Traffic management NRSWA Unit 002 or 010 is desirable.

The successful candidate will ideally also hold PA1 and PA6 certificates.

A full, clean driving license is essential and category B1 + E is desirable.

To be considered please send a covering letter and up to date CV to quoting BHAMWORKSUP stating the skills and experiences that are particularly relevant to the role.


idverde is an Equal Opportunities employer

Please note, external candidates may be considered alongside internal candidates.