Coventry University is recruiting a Gardens Supervisor, predominantly based at the University’s site at Ryton Organic.
The grounds have organic status with the Soil Association and consist of a number of interesting themed gardens, as well as vegetable gardens, fruit, large conservation area and woodland.
We require a passionate, hands on hardworking horticulturalist with experience of gardening at a professional level, excellent and varied plant knowledge, a team player who can supervise staff to high horticultural standards, flexible to ensure that horticultural operations cover is provided at all times and a good communicator, both written and verbal.
Minimum qualification in horticulture ND level 3 or NVQ level 2 with a willingness to work towards a level 3 in amenity horticulture, with a minimum of 5 years practical experience, knowledge of health, safety and compliance relating to horticulture, with experience in the use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook. A full, clean UK driving license is required. Competence with spraying, machinery use and maintenance.
For any enquiries, please contact Jamie Whitehouse on 07974 984868’