15 May, 2018

Site Manager

  • Alpha Garden Landscape Specialists
  • Dublin, Ireland
Full time Horticulture Landscaping Management

Job Description

Alpha Garden are currently looking to employ or promote the correct individual to be a Site Manager.

Alpha Garden is a landscape and ground maintenance company that has been operating throughout Leinster and the greater Dublin region for the last 12 years. We are based outside of Ashbourne on the Meath - Fingal boarder. We are a multiple ALCI Award Winning company, operating 3 crews across this region. This position is ideal for a responsible / energetic / motivate person who is looking to further or build their career in the landscape industry. This role has the potential to develop into an overall managerial role as company grows.

This role will be directly responsible for:

  • Managing & Supervising sites under their care.
  • Vehicle Responsibility.
  • To ensure all crew have the correct equipment for the day – Supervise / mentor crews under your supervision.


  • Fleet Management – Monitoring of maintenance vehicles. Report & investigate any vehicles issues.
  • Discuss any technical issue in relation to Fieldmotion. (app on phones for job sheets)
  • 1st point of contact if there is an issue with vehicles & machinery – Resolve crew issues on daily basis (under your supervision)
  • Ensure crews leave yard at designate time.
  • Report faults with machinery, running low on consumables – Petrol / Diesel / 2 Stroke / Chemical / Bin Liners.
  • To ensure all vehicles are ready for use each day.
  • Ensure work vehicles are clean & tidy according to company policy.
  • Evolve to Manager – Visiting sites.


  • Obtain strong problem solving skills & be flexible in your approach to work.
  • Excellent planning & time management skill in order to structure your day to work to your maximum ability.
  • Lead by example.
  • Ability to work on own initiative & create new & improved ways of working.
  • Report any issue to your manager.
  • Weekly meeting with manager.
  • Supervise / mentor crews under your supervision.
  • Ensure work is of a high standard.

Requirements and Skills:

  • 3 - 5 year Landscaping Experience.
  • Plant knowledge – Must have.
  • Planting experience – Must have.
  • Light machinery knowledge – Must have.
  • Carpentry skills – Beneficial.
  • Experience in Team Leading.
  • Full clean Driving.
  • Trailer License – Beneficial.
  • Problem solver.
  • Excellent record keeping skills.
  • Positive can do attitude.

Job Benefits

  • Salary - DOE.
  • Phone.
  • Pension Facility.
  • Work Place Incentives.
  • Lunch allowance.
  • Health Care Option.
  • Ongoing Training.

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