Hard Landscaper

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Hard Landscaper required

Job Ref V331

Our client is an established garden design, build and management company who deliver bespoke garden services in the Oxfordshire area. Regardless of budget, they help customers to achieve their dream gardens by bringing their aspirations to reality and exceeding expectations. Our client emphasizes core values of diligence, trust, integrity and honesty at all times whilst maintaining social and environmental awareness. Compromising of a team of horticulturalists, landscapers and designers, our client has developed excellent relationships with both staff and a range of predominantly domestic clients through the ongoing pursuit of achieving excellent quality and service.

Job Description:

Our client is looking to bring an experienced Hard Landscaper onto their team, who enjoys a variety of hard landscaping and construction work. This role is available for an immediate start and tasks completed by the successful candidate will include but are not limited to:

-Determining installation requirements by studying landscape concepts, plans, specifications and conferring with clients and designers

-Preparing, undertaking, constructing and repairing areas including patios, decking, driveways, footways, paths, steps and paved areas, walls, fences, ponds and fountains, etc.

-Constructing and installing facilities such as garden sheds, cabins, garden furniture and play structures

-Preparing borders for planting etc.

-Constructing raised beds from timber sleepers

-Ensuring quality control of all work including management of health and safety within company policies and procedures.

-Undertaking routine maintenance using appropriate equipment

-Maintaining and cleaning equipment and van

-Other general landscaping and ad hoc duties as required from time to time

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will need to have a relevant horticultural qualification, such as NVQ II Amenity Horticulture and a minimum of five years relevant industry experience with two of which have been spent in hard landscaping. Desirable but non-essential requirements for the role are spraying certifications, chainsaw certifications and a CSCS card. A full UK driving license is an essential requirement for the role. Additional requirements are as follows:

-Several years’ experience and an interest in hard landscaping and construction

-Some horticultural experience

-Be able to work from a layout plan

-Be fully conversant with all grounds’ maintenance machinery

-Skilled in the use of hand tools and pedestrian machines and appropriate powered hand tools which are generally used in landscaping

-Be prepared to work outdoors under all weather conditionsBe flexible in working hours (longer days in summer/shorter in winter)

-Have a meticulous attention to detail

-Be hard working, self-motivated and ambitious

-Possess good organisational skills and have the ability to problem solve

-Be able to work individually and in a team

If this Hard Landscaper vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Bevan Andrews on 01233 732767 or bevan@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Hard Landscaper vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Hard Landscaper vacancy will have been unsuccessful.