Maintenance Gardener

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Maintenance Gardener required

Job Ref J133

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our award-winning client as a Maintenance Gardener for a prestigious portfolio of clients.

Our client designs, builds and maintains exceptional gardens and external spaces for high-end properties in West/North London, Surrey and the M4 corridor. Our client has an extensive and varied portfolio of beautiful gardens that needs an exceptional gardener who is committed to delivering a quality horticultural service to our clients.

Responsibilities include:

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

  • 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
Essential requirements
  • A full clean driving licence required for candidates doing a mobile round.
  • A company van is part of the package

Full-time position 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. Uniform, PPE and relevant training will be provided.

If this Maintenance Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Jay Rimmel 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.