Garden Maintenance

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
18-18.5K DOE
Posted
24 Aug 2018
Closes
24 Sep 2018
Ref
37767
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

My Client are looking for a maintenance gardener to join their Team.  You will be working on a large green areas including Estate gardens surrounding the main buildings

  • Responsabilities                                                                            
  • General ground maintenance including sweeping and litter removal, mechanical and chemical weed control, ground clearance, manual and mechanical ground cultivation, chipping, shredding, and mulching.
  • Pruning of shrubs, climbers and small trees.
  • Border maintenance – cutting back, lifting, and dividing of perennial plants. Planting new material, staking, tying-in, dead-heading and watering.
  • Turf maintenance – mowing using various types of machinery including: pedestrian, cylinder and ride-on mowers, spiking, topdressing, over-seeding, turf lifting and laying, fertilising, weedkilling, strimming, and edging.
  • Hedge maintenance – planting, pruning and cutting.
  • Driving and routine maintenance of tractors and attachments. Carrying out daily and weekly cleaning and lubrication of machinery as required.
  • Landscape work – under supervision.
  • Nursery work – under supervision.
  • Other duties as may be specified from time to time by Supervisory staff
  • Using mobile device to record hours worked at sites, full training and device will be provided

Person Specification

  • Team player
  • PA1/PA6 desirable
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Hort experience

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