Hard Landscaping Assistant

Employer
Cameron Landscapes & Gardens
Location
Notting Hill, London
Salary
£22,000 - £27,000
Closing date
1 May 2021
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity has opened for a Garden Landscaping Assistant to join our well established and growing business. Cameron, 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. 

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.
  • 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.
  • To be diplomatic and calm with clients.
  • 1-2 years of hard landscaping experience.
  • Some horticultural knowledge

Desirable:

  • To be skilled in stonework 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.
  • CSCS Accreditation

Reward:

  • Ongoing training and development
  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • To work on exciting projects with innovative professionals within a successful, opportunity giving company. 

Hours of work: 07.30 - 17.00 with 1 hour off for lunch.
Salary: £22,000 - £27,000 DoE

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