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Grounds Supervisor

GreenAcres Heatherley Wood, Grayshott, Hampshire GU35 8LA 

Full-time 37.5 hours per week 8.30am - 4.30pm 

Permanent 

21,000 pa 

 

Do you enjoy working outdoors, helping people and working in a small team? 

 

For over twenty years GreenAcres has offered excellent customer service in beautiful natural settings, providing meaningful funeral services, celebrations and other events at our woodland parks across the UK.  We are currently entering an exciting period of new growth and development and are looking for someone with great practical skills to join the Grounds Team at our Heatherley Wood site, maintaining the park landscape and helping to provide our customers with professional funeral and event services. 

 

Full training will be given for all machinery and tool use if qualifications are not currently held. 

 

Your duties will include:  

  • Responsible for site management plans, grounds work plans and grounds budget 
  • Manage, motivate and organise training for grounds team 
  • Mark out plots, opening and closing burial trees as necessary 
  • Grounds management including coppicing and thinning, and the planting and transplanting of saplings and flora 
  • Hard landscaping, including construction and maintenance of fencing and paths, ditch clearance 
  • Ensure burial and ash plots are dug in a timely manner and to correct sizes 
  • Carry out backfilling of burial and ash plots, levelling graves and replacing topsoil 
  • Grassland management 
  • Horticulture - including cultivation, planting and aftercare of hedges, plug plants, shrubs and trees 

 

Experience, skills and knowledge required: 

  • Good practical problem-solving skills 
  • Good customer service skills   
  • Adaptable team player 
  • Full clean driving licence 
  • Computer literate  
  • Advantage but not essential to have qualifications in the following: brushcutter, chainsaw (CS30/31), tractor, woodchipper, tree inspections 
  • Advantageous experience includes grave digging and estate management. 

 

To apply please send a CV and covering letter by 30th June 2018 to: 

 

Red Clarke, GreenAcres Heatherley Wood, Grayshott Road, Grayshott, GU35 8LA 

Tel: 01428 715 915   Email: red.clarke@greenacresgroup.co.uk 

 

A full job description is available on request.  

 

 

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