Hard Landscaping Assistant

Location
Notting Hill, London (Greater)
Salary
£20,000 - £27,000 DoE
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
06 Apr 2019

Hard Landscaping Assistant

An exciting opportunity has opened for a Garden Landscaping Assistant to join our well established and dynamic business. Cameron Gardens, based in Notting Hill, is a successful garden design, build and maintenance company established over 20 years ago.

This exciting hands on role, where you will work closely with your Hard Landscaping foreman within a team of two, offers the opportunity to work on some top end domestic and commercial gardens.  You will need hard landscaping experience; some horticultural knowledge is beneficial; a desire to learn and develop is vital. You will need to be good at communicating and enjoy being part of a close-knit team, whilst being able to show initiative.

Job description:

  • Support the Hard Landscaping foreman in day to day construction works and garden installations to ensure that your gardens reach their full potential.
  • Ensure all tools, materials and plants are taken to site when required.
  • Ensure that the van is kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools. Reporting any problems immediately.
  • Communicate effectively with office-based Project Manager to ensure the smooth and timely progression of jobs, highlighting issues that arise.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Be punctual.
  • Look tidy.
  • Wear the correct clothing.

You will need:

•  Experience in working off plans

•  To have some experience in stone work and stone construction – paving, cladding

•  To have some experience in garden timber work – decking, trellising and fencing

•  To have some understanding of irrigation systems.

•  To be diplomatic and calm with clients.

•  Support the Hard Landscaping foreman to ensure that your gardens reach their full potential.

•  Ensure all tools, materials and plants are taken to site when required.

•  Ensure that your team’s van is kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools. Reporting any problems immediately.

•  Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.

•  Attend staff meetings.

•  Be punctual.

•  Look tidy.

•  Wear the correct clothing.

Desirable:

•  To be skilled in stone work and stone construction – paving, cladding

•  To be skilled in garden timber work – decking, trellising and fencing

•  Knowledge of irrigation systems.

•  Full clean driver’s license.

•  Excavator and dumper tickets desirable

  

Hours of work:

 07.30 - 17.00 with 1 hour off during the day for lunch.

Salary:

£20,000 - £27,000 DoE.

Holiday:

25 days paid holiday per annum.

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