Careers 

Green Leaves is a small fencing contractor based in East Grinstead. We cover all aspects of fencing and gates for mostly residential but also commercial customers. We also undertake tree and hedging work. For more than 6 years now, the team at Green Leaves has completed work of the highest quality. We pride ourselves on the standard of our work and our excellent levels of customer service.  


We are currently recruiting for a Fencing Installer Supervisor and a Fencing Installer Skilled Labourer.



Fencing Installer Supervisor


Job Description


Proven experience in fencing and leading a team in fencing is essential as well as a full clean, UK driving licence. We are looking for someone who is experienced in the wide range of fencing that we cover.


We are looking for a full time team leader but would consider a part time request as well. The working day is 7.30am – 4.30pm, although finish times can vary depending on the job.


The salary is £28,000 - £33,000 depending on experience. There is 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays included. Uniform, vehicle and tools will be provided.


Responsibilities


Manage a team onsite.

Interpret site plans.

Drive to site and suppliers.

Ensure health and safety is adhered to onsite.

Make initial contact with customer and conduct a review of the job spec with customer.

Ensure correct use of power tools and commercial equipment.

Dig holes and trenches to install materials.

Set out of lines and levels and gate positions.

Install all types of fencing and gates.

Clear vegetation.

Remove all waste from site.

Carry out quality check at the end of a job.

Liaise with customers through out job, referring any changes back to the office as soon as practically possible.

Train staff.

Provide feedback to management and office staff.

Maintain adequate stock levels in van and report back on stock levels in stores.

Keep equipment safe, secure and maintained appropriately.

Report any damage or maintenance requirements of equipment.

Keep vehicle fuelled, clean and tidy.

Assist with quotations.

Attend team meetings.

Personal behaviours

Punctual, reliable, friendly, polite, able to communicate with customers, excellent time management, reliability under pressure, action-oriented, ethical/credible, collaborative, results driven, trustworthy.


Specific requirements

Essential

Experience of working with a wide range of domestic and commercial fencing and gates and leading a team in such a role.

Very physically fit with an ability to undertake physically demanding work all day.

Understanding of health and safety and ensuring the team follows safe working practices.

Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills.

Able to work effectively with limited supervision.

Excellent attention to detail.

Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task.

Strong communication skills.

Able to train a team and motivate them to produce a high standard of work.

Able to work to targets and deadlines.

Full and clean UK Driving License.

Willingness to assist in developing the business.


Desirable

Experience of working with trees and hedges.

Chainsaw license.

Trailer license.


If this sounds like the sort of place you’d fit into, please send a CV and covering note to greenleavesuk@hotmail.co.uk or call Lee on 07935699799 for a chat about the role.



Fencing Installer Skilled Labourer

Job Description


Proven experience in the construction industry, working with power tools is essential as well as a full clean, UK driving licence. We are looking for someone who is experienced in the wide range of fencing that we cover.


We are looking for a full time labourer but would consider a part time request as well. The working day is 7.30am – 4.30pm, although finish times can vary depending on the job.


The salary is £20,000 - £24,000 depending on experience. There is 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays included. Uniform and tools will be provided.



Main duties and responsibilities

Basic Skills

Keeping work space clean and tidy.

Moving materials up the fence line so they are available before they are needed.

Removing waste from the fence line before it becomes an obstruction.

Load and unload the van at the start and end of the day.

Keep consumable items stocked in the van.

Keep tool boxes and tools clean, tidy and stocked.

Be equipped with own pencil, tape and knife on all jobs.

Ensure safety glasses and ear protection is worn when using power tools.

Adhere to all health and safety measures including covid risk assessment guidelines.

Ensure job site is left tidier than when the job started. All debris and mess created by the team is removed. The site is swept and blown at the end of the day.

Being polite and friendly to customers. Be aware of tone and behaviour in uniform, including off site.

Drive to tip site and empty van.

Drive to collect materials from suppliers.


Acquired skills

Digging post holes in the correct position. Giving 2” space around all sides of timber posts.

Concreting posts up to ground level. Sloping concrete away from timber posts.

Measuring marking and cutting timber to precise measurements. Including posts, gravel boards and arris rails.

Board up a complete bay of close board fencing.

Fit top caps.

Fit weather capping.

Assemble string lines.

Fit wall plates.

Hang pedestrian gates and install gate furniture.

Construct a close board fence and panel fence from start to finish and to a high standard.


Personal behaviours

Punctual, reliable, friendly, polite, able to communicate with customers, excellent time management, reliability under pressure, action-oriented, ethical/credible, collaborative, results driven, trustworthy.


Specific requirements


Essential

Experience of working with power tools in a construction role.

Very physically fit with an ability to undertake physically demanding work all day.

Understanding of health and safety.

Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills.

Able to work effectively with limited supervision.

Excellent attention to detail.

Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task.

Strong communication skills.

Able to work to targets and deadlines.

Full and clean UK Driving License.


Desirable

Experience of working with a wide range of domestic and commercial fencing and gates.

Chainsaw license.

Trailer license.

Experience working with trees and hedges.



If this sounds like the sort of place you’d fit into, please send a CV and covering note to greenleavesuk@hotmail.co.uk or call Lee on 07935699799 for a chat about the role.