10 Jul, 2019

Foreperson (Cork)

  • SAP Landscapes
  • Cork, Ireland
Full time Green Keeping Horticulture Landscaping Maintenance

Job Description

SAP Landscapes – Ireland’s Largest Landscape Company 

Are you an experienced landscape worker who can lead a team to strive to meet company goals? If so, look no further than SAP Landscapes. As Irelands largest landscaping company, we are currently recruiting experienced & professional landscape workers to join our expanding organisation. Due to growth, we are looking to generate several more teams on the field & we are looking for the right leaders to work alongside a team of 2/3 General Operatives to direct & guide them when completing works. The Foreperson will lead their team whilst also ensuring delivery of quality service.


Duties of a Foreperson: 

  • Leading and managing a team of 2-3 people in the undertaking of a variety of landscape contracts under the supervision and support of the Contracts Supervisor and Contracts Manager
  • Following and implementing construction plans as per specifications/schedule of works
  • Scheduling of materials and plant / machinery for site
  • Operating and maintaining various plant and machinery associated with the site works
  • Ensuring finished work is completed by crew to a high standard and in a timely fashion
  • Managing the safety of colleagues on site
  • Reporting all accidents & incidents to the Contracts Manager / H&S Department
  • Quality control / monitoring of incoming materials


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong motivation as a self-starter with good interpersonal skills and initiative
  • Experience in staff supervision and training of General Operatives
  • Attention to detail in order to carry out work as set out on landscapes drawings
  • The ability to effectively communicate with team members and clients.


  • 2 years’ experience in similar role / industry
  • Must hold a full driving license
  • Hold a B+E license (desired)
  • Holder of CSCS & Safe Pass Cards (desired)


Job Benefits

What can we offer?

  • Competitive Hourly Rate (DOE)
  • Company Vehicle
  • Overtime Available
  • Healthcare Discounts
  • Mobile phone
  • Tablet
  • Pension Facility
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Driving Licence Development (subsidised lessons & tests – T&C’s apply)
  • Training provided in the capacity of Manual Handling, Machinery Training and Health & Safety etc.


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