Restaurant Gardener - L157

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£27,500-£29,000 + van + mobile
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Feb 2019
Ref
L157
Sector
Landscaping
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client runs an established and respected landscape design, construction and maintenance company. They are BALI registered and ISO 9001 certified.

They are also responsible for creating, supplying and maintaining interior and exterior displays in high-end restaurants throughout London and the south east.

An opportunity exists for a Restaurant Gardener specifically to oversee this requirement.

Key points

Your principle responsibility will be to visit the restaurants usually on a weekly basis each checking the installation of existing plant displays, as well as installing new displays. Duties will include –

  • Watering
  • Plant arrangement
  • Pest control
  • Trimming
  • Tidying/replacing surface dressing as required
  • Display cleaning

You will also be expected to ensure that clients are happy with the service provided, and deal with any ad hoc requests. 

Most of the displays are in containers outside but there is a little planting indoors too.

The displays also get changed over 2 or 3 times per year.

Must haves

  • Good customer skills required to liaise with restaurant managers
  • Horticultural knowledge
  • Ability to produce a tidy finish
  • Capable of a small amount of administration
  • Experience of maintaining high-end container planting
  • Prepared to work flexible hours
  • Prepared to have some very early starts
  • Prepared to travel outside London
  • Full UK driving licence

If this Restaurant Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or markbolam@horticruitment.com.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Restaurant 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 Restaurant Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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