Soft Landscape Assistant - 43004

Employer
Fresh Horticultural Careers
Location
London (West), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £27K doe
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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Hours
Full Time
Function
Gardening Jobs
Sector
Landscaping
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Our client is renowned for designing, building and maintaining beautiful and innovative and cutting-edge gardens is based in Notting Hill and established over 20 years ago. 

 

They are seeking a Soft Landscaping Assistant to join their well established and dynamic business. 

 

This exciting hands on role, where you will work closely with your Horticulturalist foreman within a team of two, offers the opportunity to work on top end gardens.  You will need a love of and enthusiasm for plants and gardens.  A good basic knowledge of horticulture and experience within the industry is required; a desire to learn and develop is vital. You will need to have excellent attention to detail, be good at communicating and enjoy being part of a close knit team, whilst being able to show initiative.

Job description:

  • Weeding and seasonal pruning and planting.
  • Hedge cutting.
  • Lawn mowing and border edging.
  • Watering.
  • Irrigation installation and repair.
  • Planting of annuals and bulbs.
  • Assist in the control of pest and disease
  • Support the Horticulturalist foreman to ensure that your gardens reach full potential
  • Ensure all tools, materials and plants are taken to site when required.
  • Assist in day-today maintenance of yard.
  • Ensure that the van is kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools. Reporting any problems immediately.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Be punctual.
  • Look tidy and presentable.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.
  • Attend staff meetings.

You will need:

  •  1-2 years + horticultural knowledge
  • Experience of using power tools and maintaining gardens
  • A desire to develop and learn
  • To be highly organized and efficient at time management.
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with clients, operations team and designers.
  • UK Driving license preferable
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Good level of spoken English

We possess over 20 years recruitment experience and have specialised in the Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture industries since 1999. Typically we have 150+ permanent vacancies covering all areas of the horticultural industry, from operatives to senior management.To apply for any of our vacancies please complete our simple online application form by visiting www.freshhortcareers.com.

Contact Us
  • 8 Silk Mews
  • Kennington
  • SE11 4BA
  • GB
  • 020 7793 7825
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