Landscape Gardener

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Landscape Gardener required

Job Ref H099

Our client is an established design, construction, garden maintenance and garden restoration company based in Essex that has been established for 25 years. They are able to offer their clients a bespoke garden maintenance plan based on their exact requirements to keep their garden looking its best. They pride themselves on providing the highest standard of service and have a loyal and established portfolio of clients which include high end domestic customers as well as luxurious commercial sites. With clients spread throughout Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, London and the South East of England, their work is varied and interesting. They are currently seeking a Landscape Gardener to join the team assist in the day-to-day maintenance of the various sites.

Job Brief

Our client is looking for a friendly, motivated, and reliable candidate to become part of the Landscape Maintenance department and contribute to the quality of the service they provide and professionally represent the company. The successful candidate will be operating from the company offices and depot and will be involved in a range of soft landscaping activities which include:

-Grass cutting, feeding, scarifying, strimming & edging

-Hedge cutting and topiary work

-Planting, pruning, shrub and rose bed maintenance

-Weed control

-Fertilising, mulching & watering

Key Responsibilities

A suitable candidate will have prior experience working within the landscape maintenance environment.

-Deliver first quality maintenance on sites to their specification in a timely and efficient manner

-Demonstrate the ability to work well in a team and be able to follow instructions

-Show a good understanding of all health and safety regulations, and always adhering to them.

-Being able to confidently deal with horticultural maintenance matters on site.

-The client emphasises the need for excellent communication skills to successfully engage with customers, clients, and team members.

Candidate Skills

This role entails being the representative of the company on the ground and will need to conduct yourself that portrays the business in accordance with its values and approach at all times. Candidates must be physically fit as the role involves lifting, handling and moving of heavy garden and landscape materials.

The ideal candidate will hold:

-A full UK manual driving licence (required)

-Good horticultural knowledge (Qualification desirable)

-Previous experience working within a similar environment

-Experience using a wide range of machinery

PA1/PA6a, Chainsaw and CSCS certificates are desirable, but not essential, and where required the client will assist in the training those certificates.

If this Landscape Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Landscape Gardener 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 Landscape Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.