Groundsman Supervisor- Southern Suburbs at Faircape Group

  • Administration and Office Support
  • Full time
  • 5 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 18000-20000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Higher National Certificate
  • Number of vacancies 5 openings
  • Job experience 3 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Faircape Group suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Groundsman Supervisor- Southern Suburbs to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do


  • Scheduling of work tasks
  • Attend monthly meetings to advise and take note of any areas of concern
  • Supervise staff and support employees to achieve productivity targets
  • Review work methods and systems for improved productivity and quality
  • Regularly check the quality of work being done by the Groundsmen
  • Ensure that stock is ordered and received as required (materials, chemicals and plants as needed
  • Provide training to staff, e.g. transplanting or pruning trees or shrubs, using equipment, caring for turf, etc
  • Support and assist employees to achieve productivity targets
  • Identify diseases or pests affecting landscaping and order appropriate treatments
  • Inventory supplies of tools, equipment, or materials to ensure that sufficient supplies are available and items are in usable condition
  • Enforce operating procedures and work standards that will ensure adequate performance and personnel safety
  • Highlight areas of concern to the Horticulturist or Village Manager
  • Address complaints and resolve problems with assistance from the Horticulturist

Tools & Machinery:

  • Inspecting tools before and after use (lawnmowers, hedge trimmers, brush-cutters)
  • Ensure all tools are cleaned at the end of each days use
  • Ensure that blades of all cutting equipments are oiled and sharpened

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.



We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.


  • Matric advantageous
  • Relevant qualification advantageous, i.e. National Diploma: Landscape Technology

Experience and knowledge

  • 3 year’s relevant experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in supervising staff
  • Knowledge of horticultural practises
  • Knowledge of chemical (disease) types and dilutions
  • Knowledge of horticultural machinery and tools
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems
  • Knowledge of plants and gardening techniques
  • Ability to perform grounds maintenance tasks
  • Ability to draw up and implement work schedules and adjust as needed
  • Ability to research and implement best practises
  •  Skills and Attributes:
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Responsible
  • Flexible
  • Ability to cope under pressure with changing priorities
  • A self starter
  • Team player

Specific Requirements:

  • Clear health record
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record
  • Contactable references
  • Vaccinated against covid-19 or prepared to be vaccinated prior to commencing job



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Visit Faircape Group on South Africa

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