Maintenance Gardener

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Maintenance Gardener required

Job Ref B888

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a gardener to work for an established company in the Reading area, Berkshire.  The company has been in business for over 26 years and offers a range of services, primarily to domestic clients.

The ideal candidate will hold a good level of gardening experience, have good plant knowledge, experience with a range of grounds maintenance equipment and will be used to working with common garden plants and features.  The role will primarily involve acting as a mobile gardener, working under and alongside the existing small team of likeminded employees. 

You must be conscientious, well presented, able to work under your own initiative and have a positive attitude when it comes to working with your colleagues, and of course for the company’s loyal client base.  A good sense of humour is always important.  You must have experience with hedge cutting, lawn maintenance, pruning, planting, bed/border management and be willing to undertake other gardening maintenance tasks as they arise.  A spray certificate (PA1/PA6) is beneficial but not essential.  A full UK driving licence is essential for this role. 

The standard working week will consist of 44 hours with any overtime paid at time and a half.  An hourly rate of £10.25 is offered to the successful candidate until successful completion of a three month probation period, after which the rate will increase to £10.60/hr, equating to an annual salary of £24,252. 

If this Maintenance Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 732767 or

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