Gardener

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
Dependent on experience.
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
25 May 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

Oxford Garden Design is a garden design, landscaping and maintenance company covering Oxfordshire and surrounding counties. We have an excellent reputation as a friendly, reliable local company.

The Role

We are looking for a hardworking and methodical individual to work within our Garden Maintenance Team, starting immediately.

You must:

  • Have a full driving licence
  • Have an interest in horticultural
  • Be hard working, self-motivated and observant
  • Enjoy manual and heavy work
  • Work outdoors under any weather conditions
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Able to work individually and in a team
  • Flexible approach to work

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain gardens by watering, weeding, fertilising, and mowing lawns
  • Load, unload and move gardening supplies and equipment
  • Assist with planting and transplanting seeds, bulbs, flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
  • Clean gardens and remove rubbish
  • Erect barriers, fences or structures in gardens
  • Maintain a safe, clean work environment by establishing organisational standards
  • Maintain and clean equipment and van

This list is not exhaustive and does not include all other general landscaping and ad hoc duties as required from time to time.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • RHS Level 2 or 3
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people
  • Physically fit
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Proactive and cooperative, with the ability to work to deadlines and standards with minimal supervision.

An exciting opportunity to grow and develop within a well established garden design company!

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