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Maintenance Team Leader

Employer
Ridgway and Newton Ltd
Location
London (South), London (Greater
Salary
25-30k depending on experience
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Maintenance Team Leader

We are a well-established gardening company with a strong portfolio of private clients in London and surrounding counties. We are looking for a self-motivated maintenance assistant with a passion for gardening and a good eye for detail. The successful candidate will possess the ability to develop strong client relationships and will work well as part of a team. The role involves driving from site to site so we expect the candidate to have a clean driving licence. We offer a competitive salary and good opportunities for development.

Responsibilities:

  • General maintenance of gardens, including the implementation of lawn, pruning and mulching programmes
  • Planting of trees, shrubs and bedding plants
  • Management of irrigation systems
  • Liaising with nurseries and other suppliers
  • Upkeep of company vehicle
  • Adhering to Health and Safety procedures and correct working practices to ensure high standards of safety and quality are always met

Key requirements:

  • Excellent horticultural knowledge including pests and diseases and a recognised qualification – or in the process of gaining one
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems would be a plus
  • Good communication skills (fluent in English)
  • Ability to be pro-active in ensuring the gardens are well maintained
  • Possessing a positive work ethic and happy to work in all weather conditions
  • Must be physically fit
  • Clean driving licence and confidence with driving vans and trucks in central London
  • Spraying licence is desirable
  • Openness to working in greater London
  • Availability to work a varying length of working days
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