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High-End - Garden Maintenance - Driver

Employer
Fresh Horticultural Careers
Location
London (South), London (Greater)
Salary
£26-30kpa
Closing date
4 Aug 2024

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Job Details

LOCATION: South-West London and Surrey.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our clients growing business as a High-End Maintenance Gardener for a prestigious portfolio of clients.

You will be working on High-end garden projects based in South West London and into Surrey.

The successful candidate will have a recognised horticultural qualification and proven experience gardening in a high-end gardens, both private domestic and commercial sites would be ideal.  

Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

Horticulture

  • All aspects of horticulture; specialised and more general
  • All aspects of lawn care
  • Chemical applications and record keeping (PA1 & PA6 preferable but not essential) subject to training and supervision as required
  • Ground clearance and seasonal work
  • Sweeping and maintenance of hard surfaces / furniture within the gardens
  • Tending to beds, borders and containers
  • Specialised pruning and trimming
  • Maintenance / cleaning of water features and day to day maintenance of irrigation systems
  • Safe operation of machinery subject to training

As well as exceptional horticultural ability the candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills / qualities:

  • Cooperative and enthusiastic nature
  • Ability to work positively in a team
  • Willing to take direction and follow instruction as required
  • Able to work independently and take ownership for work
  • High levels of energy and self-motivation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A pro-active and can-do attitude
  • Good time-management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Integrity and discretion
  • A desire to develop personally and undertake training

A full clean driving licence required.

A company van is part of the package.

Our client is able to offer a competitive salary for the right candidate, dependent on experience and qualifications and 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. Uniform, PPE and relevant training will be provided.

Once the probation period is over they will also be happy to support people through achieving a higher hort qualification.

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.

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 7793 7825
Location
London
SE11 4BA
GB

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