Experienced Maintenance Gardener - Live Out - S224

Location
Hythe, Kent
Salary
£21,000-£25,000 depending on experience
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
07 Jul 2019
Ref
S224
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced maintenance gardener to join an award-winning team based in South-East Kent.

Our client is a well-established family-run business with a wealth of experience within high-end domestic gardens and can offer exciting career prospects. Duties of the role will include pro-active planning and organising of client gardens, lawn maintenance, bed and boarder maintenance, pest and disease identification and control, seasonal maintenance tasks, planting and Hedge cutting.

The ideal candidate will be professional and confident in communicating directly with clients as well as the ability to work well within a team environment.  Within the scope of this exciting position there will be opportunities to be involved in garden development projects and to add your own ideas and knowledge. As an experienced maintenance gardener, you may be expected to lead a team as part of your daily duties as well as manage regular maintenance contracts and larger soft-landscaping projects. You will need to be very organised, able to plan and prioritise your workload and work to a high standard.

Proven experience in high-end garden maintenance is essential as well as excellent technical skills. Applicants will have good plant and horticultural knowledge and ideally have completed a horticultural training/qualification. Previous experience of working with and training apprentices or a willingness to do so is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be allocated a work van, fuel card and all tools required for relevant tasks. A full driving licence and the ability to operate a range of garden machinery is a requirement. A spraying certificate PA1/PA6 would be an advantage however training will be provided if necessary. As this job role involves outdoor work in all weather conditions, the successful candidate should be physically fit and have the determination and drive to get the job done to a high standard. The working hours are 7.15 – 16.30 Monday to Friday.

This exciting opportunity would suit an experienced and knowledgeable maintenance gardener with the ability to manage a small team and develop gardens to their fullest potential.

If this Experienced Maintenance Gardener vacancy is of interest please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

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

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