Skilled Soft Landscape Operative/Charge Hand - F661

Location
Berkshire
Salary
Circa £23,500
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
F661
Sector
Landscaping
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is an established commercial landscaping company operating for over 15 years creating, maintaining and improving landscapes for their customers. The company employs around 35 full time staff; they are BALI accredited with a head office based in the South of England. They currently have a vacancy for a Soft Landscape Operative/Charge Hand working in the Thames Valley with major house builders and prestigious commercial and domestic clients.

Job Description:

The person appointed will be working within a small team of landscapers working on individual projects. The persons will be capable of stepping up to lead the team as and when needed. Your duties will include:

  • Ordering of materials and equipment.
  • Setting out the works from design drawings.
  • Complete tasks such as turfing, seeding and planting etc.
  • Using sound horticultural practices to maintain sites to the highest standard of finish
  • Delegating duties within the team and ensuring work is completed on time when needed
  • Ensure that site operations are carried out in accordance with the company’s health and safety policy.
  • Maintain site records.

Key Skills:

Candidates must have excellent practical skills and sound horticultural knowledge in all areas of soft landscaping, with a good eye for detail and leadership skills. You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of delivering high quality workmanship which is completed on time. It is also important that you have good communication skills, combined with a pro-active and flexible approach to your duties. A current driving licence is essential. CSCS card desirable along with experience operating machinery such as excavators, rotovators and a licence for towing an advantage.

Additional Information:

28 days holiday plus an additional one day accrued after 2 years service up to a total of an additional 5 days.

Workplace pension

If this Skilled Soft Landscape Operative/Charge Hand 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 Skilled Soft Landscape Operative/Charge Hand 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 Skilled Soft Landscape Operative/Charge Hand vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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