Garden Maintenance Technician - B901

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
Up to £25,000 DOE (Accommodation available)
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
09 Feb 2019
Ref
B901
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a family run business offering a complete turnkey design and build service.  Their high-quality portfolio of work ranges from residential gardens to high-end commercial properties.  Services offerings include design and build of nationwide projects as well as regular creative maintenance on local sites.  

The Garden Maintenance Technician will take responsibility for regular maintenance visits to existing clients; managing their gardens while working to ensure consistently high standards in line with the company ethics.

Duties will include:

  • Garden maintenance with varying tasks according to the season and in line with an agreed plan
  • Pre-planning jobs for each garden and keeping accurate records
  • Taking responsibility for general upkeep of equipment, company van, storage units etc.
  • Overseeing and monitoring progress for a trainee member of staff.

This will be a busy role which requires you to stay focused on the task at hand by using your initiative to identify and resolve problems, working to a high standard of care, delivering excellent customer service and ensuring overall attention to detail at all times.

The successful candidate must have good horticultural knowledge and previous experience in a similar role, i.e. general garden maintenance. Candidates must be flexible, able to adapt to working with other teams as required, be able to multi-task and to manage clients’ expectations.  

A full clean driving licence and access to own transport is essential for travel to and from work (a company van is provided for client visits).  Shared accommodation is available in the farmhouse at £400/month with all bills and internet etc. included.  This position is therefore open to candidates currently living outside commutable areas.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their overall skills within a close-knit team. An opportunity to progress and manage your own round will be available for the right candidate.

If this 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 Garden Maintenance Technician 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 Garden Maintenance Technician will have been unsuccessful.

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