Junior Gardener - Live Out - EC4984

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
£18,000 - £20,000
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Ref
EC4984
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A genuine career opportunity has arisen within a family run business based near High Wycombe and Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.  This well-respected company has been established for over 50 years and holds garden/property maintenance contracts throughout the outskirts of London.  The company specialises in garden maintenance, soft landscaping, communal cleaning and general estate maintenance. 

Due to continued success within the company, a career opportunity has arisen for a promising Junior Gardener to help carry out general garden maintenance on a variety of properties, to the company’s usual high standard.  The company offer career progression opportunities for hard-working and committed employees.

Suitable candidates will have some knowledge and a genuine interest in herbaceous plants, shrubs, basic pruning techniques, and the ability to identify weeds.  Spray certificates PA1 and PA6 would be beneficial but are not expected at this time.  Applicants with experience with common garden machinery is desired; strimmers, mowers, hedge cutters and blowers. 

Candidates should have a positive attitude towards their work and colleagues, be reliable, punctual, physically fit, and well presented.  Applicants will ideally hold a full UK driving licence. 

It is of the upmost importance to represent the company in a good light when on clients’ properties, as this company has generated an excellent reputation over the past 55+ years.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a professional team and a very well-established company, with genuine career progression potential and a chance to develop your existing skills and knowledge.

Typical working hours are 06:30 to 16:00/16:30, though there will be expected seasonal variation.  Benefits include a pension scheme, continuous on-site training, uniform, 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) and a bonus scheme.

If this Junior Gardener vacancy is of interest please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Junior Gardener vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Junior Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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