Senior Gardener 44316

Employer
Fresh Horticultural Careers
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
30-35k DOE
Closing date
9 Aug 2021

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Job Details

Our client is an exciting and expanding garden and landscape design company, who teach and train their staff in the never ending quest for horticultural knowledge. They believe that gardens come from the plants and not from concrete.

A small but well established company of over 25 years, based in central London, nurturing beautiful gardens of private individuals. Servicing high end residential and some country estates.

In addition to your horticultural job, your role will include fulfilling paperwork, ensuring staff adhere to the highest of standards; organising your teams movements; arranging deliveries and estimating (after 6 months of employment) and liaising with clients.

Applicants should have:

Excellent horticultural knowledge, from plant identification to pest identification and from pruning techniques to plant care. I.e. to recognize the difference between a Borage and Foxglove seedling, between a woolly aphid and a vine weevil, an espalier and a fan-trained Apple

Exceptional attention to detail, be creative and have the highest standards of horticultural practice and tidiness

Be able to lead a team and motivate staff.

Be punctual, tidy in appearance and have good common sense.

Be able to communicate clearly with clients, staff and be able to keep records (fluent in written English)

A full clean UK driving license and be happy to work out of London with occasional nights away.

Package £30-35k per annum starting salary (subject to plant knowledge) with pay rise after 12 months.

Working hours 7am/8am to 4.30pm/5.30pm Monday to Friday 
20 days holiday. 6 month probation period.

References will be required

IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE

They offer:

Use of a company van, uniform plus mobile phone allowance.

Annual bonus subject to company financial performance

Excellent training

Solid long-term prospect

Company

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.

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Telephone
020 7793 7825
Location
London
SE11 4BA
United Kingdom
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