The Groundsman

October 2014

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Erl Wood is a private estate owned by Eli Lilly set in the grounds of an old manor house within 30acres. The site consists of lawns, meadows, woodlands, woodlands walks and bio diversity. We are looking for a Head Gardener to work with the Facilities Manager in the programming and delivery of the grounds and be responsible for two other gardeners on site. The role will include a number of areas • Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the grounds at Erl Wood Manor in line with the seasons. • To assist in the management /project plan for Erl Wood to be implemented yearly in line with the projects and budget. • To manage the day to day staff with daily activities and work program • To assist the Facilities Manager with budget and costing for projects Salary: Dependent on experience Job Type: Full Time Closing Date: Friday 31st October Contact Address: Eli Lilly Research Centre Ltd, Erl Wood Manor, Windlesham, GU20 6PH Head Gardener - Eli Lilly, Erl Wood, Windlesham If you are interested in applying for this post, please email your up-to-date CV and a covering letter detailing why you would be suitable for this role to RECRUITMENT/CLASSIFIEDS 48 the Groundsman October 2014 Visit for more information and digital editions The Scope Lely (UK) Limited is the exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland for the world leading range of Toro professional turf maintenance equipment and irrigation systems as well as the TYM brand of tractors. Our blend of product offering is well suited to a diverse range of customers in the fine turf sports and grounds maintenance sectors including landscape contractors and local authorities. The Role The Turf division is looking to recruit a Retail Sales Manager, ideally East Anglia based to support the sales team in promoting and selling our turf maintenance equipment brands specifically to end user customers within the local authority, landscape contractor and other sports and amenity grounds maintenance providers in Essex, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk , North East London and East Hertfordshire. Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in negotiating skills and selling to end user customers within the grounds maintenance sector. Experience is required in negotiating with key account customers and buying groups Candidates will be highly motivated professionals with a pro- active approach and enjoy working as part of a team. You will need to display good oral and written communication skills and be able to create and maintain strong working relationships at all levels including good time management, presentation and reporting skills. Please forward your CV and covering letter including current salary package to Closing date for applications is 31st October 2014 Retail Sales Manager, Grounds Maintenance Sector JOB VACANCY Estates and Facilities Manager The Civic Centre, St Mary's Road, Swanley Salary Range (SCP 28 – SCP 31) - £23,945 - £26,539 Full Time – 37 hours per week (including evenings and weekends) Swanley Town Council is looking for an Estates and Facilities Manager to deliver the best possible performance and standards for the Council. You will have the ability to lead a pro-active and enthusiastic team in the professional delivery of services to the local community. We are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria: • To manage and oversee all the estates and facilities owned by Swanley Town Council including the parks and open spaces, namely Swanley Park • To maintain relationships with all Town Council premises stakeholders and ensure supportive working • To develop a proactive schedule of annual maintenance for the Town Council estates and facilities including those undertaken on behalf of the District and County Councils • To develop a list of approved contractors and ensure the Council's work standards and integrity are maintained at all times • To react to property issues promptly and aim to address all problems within the agreed service standards • To manage Anti Social Behaviour and Criminal Damage issues affecting Town Council estates and facilities, working with local crime prevention organisations to reduce incidents affecting the Town Council and its functions Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to: Julie Pilbeam, Swanley Town Council, The Civic Centre, St Mary's Road, Swanley, Kent. BR8 7BU Tel No: 01322 611663 | Fax No: 613000 Email: TRACTORS Massey Ferguson 4345 Incl Gangs £15,000 Ford 2120 £ 4,250 Kubota RTV900 £ 8,750 Toro Workman 4300 £ 5,250 JD 4400 Tractor c/w Cab £ 7,950 Landini Powermax 165 £29,500 Club Car Golf Buggy Petrol £ 1,300 Kubota RTV900 £ 5,750 TRIPLE MOWERS Allen 84 £ 1,000 Jacobsen 1900D £ 1,950 Jacobsen Greensking IV £ 1,400 Jacobsen 1900D £ 3,250 Jacobsen Greensking Four Plus £ 4,750 Toro 2300 £ 3,750 Toro 3250D Greens Mower £ 4,750 Toro 3250D Greens Mower £ 3,250 Toro 2300D £ 3,750 Toro 3100D £ 2,750 FIVE MOWERS Ransomes 305 Mower (5 Gang) £ 4,950 Kesmac Gangs £ 2,250 TRAILED & MOUNTED CYLINDER MOWERS 2 x Ransomes 3 & 5 Wheel Driven £ POA Lloyds Gang Mowers £ 950 Ransomes 5/7 Gangs £ POA Ransomes Set 3 Trailed Gang Mowers £ 750 ROTARY MOWERS AR522 Rotary Mower £ 7,500 Toro 228D Rotary £ 3,250 Grillo Zero Turn (New) £ 6,750 Kilworth Rotary Finishing Mower £ 1,500 Toro 580D Batwing Mower £ 9,250 Rasnomes 3300 Rotary £ 8,500 Toro GM4500 Rotary £ 9,950 PEDESTRIAN MACHINES Dennis F650 £ 1,500 Dennis 36" Ped Mower £ 1,500 2 x Pedestrian Spikers £ 350 1 x Hayter Condor £ 750 Etesia Pushalong £ 250 1 x Ferris Hydrowalk £ 950 Hayter Condor Cylinder £ 750 Toro Flex 21 £ 1,500 Lloyds Palladin £ 800 Sisis Autorotarake £ 850 Allet Buffalo 24 Ped Mower £ 700 Ransomes Lawnaire IV (As New) £ 2,100 Ransomes Super Certes 51 & 61 From £ 1,350 Sisis Pedestrian Slitter £ 1,000 MISCELLANEOUS Benford TV80 Roller £ 2,250 Auto Roller £ 4,250 Wiedenmann Wisper Twister Leaf Blower £ 2,500 Sisis 6ft Spiker Tractor Mounted £ 1,750 Charterhouse Trailed Top Dresser £ 1,750 Club Car Golf Buggy £ 1,300 Trimax Outfront Flail Deck £ 1,500 Poweroll Cricket Roller £ 4,250 V800 Blower £ 2,250 McConnel Slitter £ 650 Redexem Trailed V Brush (Ex Demo) £ 70 8ft Seeder £ 4,000 Cushman Top Dresser £ 1,750 Amazone 210 Flail Collector £ 5,950 Amazone Slitter £ 750 Large selection of new and used tyres £ POA Large selection of spares £ POA Pedestrian Scarifier £ 450 Vicon Spreader £ 750 Scarifier Rake (New) £ 950 Wessex HTC18 Sweeper/Scarifier/Collector £ 1,950 Trilo BL300 Blower (Ex Demo) £ 3,500 Cushman Harvester £ 1,000 Lewis Landlord Backhoe £ 3,000 Kilworth Rotary Finishing Mower £ 1,500 MISCELLANEOUS - CONTINUED Toro Trailed Corer £ 3,000 Sisis Brush £ 950 Eliet Shredder £ 1,750 Sissi Variseeder £ 950 Turfco Seeder £ 5,500 Various Spares/Breaking-Go To Website NEW New Jacobsen 1900D £14,950 New Mid Deck Kubota £ 800 New Tractor Mounted Toppers From £ 625 New Tractor Mounted Finishing Mowers From £ 735 New Tractor Mounted Flail Mowers From £ 735 New 300 Ltr Sprayer £ 1,450 New Fertiliser Spinner 500ltr £ 575 New 1.5 Ton Tipping Trailer £ 1,150 New Tractor Mounted Rotavators From £ 755 New Transport Box £ 395 New 2 Ton Twin Axle Tipping Trailer £ 1,750 New Spring Tine Harrows GH £ 550 Agrifab-Roller, Sweeper & Spikers £ 1,100 All Prices Subject To VAT l Other Machines In Stock l Export Welcome All Machines Warranted l Free Delivery

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