Maintenance Gardener

From horticruitment

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Working For: Horticruitment

Maintenance Gardener required

Job Ref: N510

Our client is a multiple award-winning garden design and build company based in West London. Founded by two passionate Horticulturalists 7 years ago, the pair have worked together for more than two decades and as a company they seek to remain a close-knit team that strives for excellence at every step.  The company offer an end-to-end service to their clients, one that combines award winning garden design with industry leading landscaping. Earning an international reputation for understanding and interpreting ideas to create outdoor spaces beyond client imaginations and expectations, this is why they are trusted by such a collection of high-profile customers, companies, brands, and fellow professionals. As their team is expanding, they are now looking to recruit a Maintenance Gardener.

Job Description:

This exciting hands-on role, where you will work closely with the Maintenance Team Leader with the opportunity to work on some high-end domestic gardens.  You will need a love of and enthusiasm for plants and gardens.  A good knowledge of horticulture and experience within the industry is required; a desire to learn and develop is vital as there is room for progression within the company. You will need to be good at communicating and enjoy being part of a close-knit team, whilst being able to show initiative.

  • Weeding, seasonal pruning and planting.
  • Hedge cutting.
  • Lawn mowing and border edging.
  • Irrigation installation and repair.
  • Planting of annuals and bulbs.
  • Support the Maintenance Team Leader to ensure that the gardens reach their full potential.
  • Ensure that the vans are kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools. Reporting any problems immediately.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.
Candidate Skills

This role entails being the representative of the company on the ground and you will need to conduct yourself in a way 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, moving of heavy garden and landscape materials.

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • Good horticultural knowledge with a recognised qualification is desirable
  • Previous experience working within a similar environment
  • Experience using a wide range of machinery

For this role a driver’s licence is desirable but not essential

Company Benefits
  • Use of a company vehicle or fuel allowance
  • 28 days holiday
  • A friendly, warm and supportive work environment.
  • Competitive salary
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Educational development
  • Access to healthcare
  • Company events

If this Maintenance 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 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.