Senior Gardener

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Senior Gardener required

Job Ref T449

Our client is a multi-award-winning landscape architecture practice with an impressive 30-year track record. Based in Manchester, they are a Landscape Institute registered practice. Their design consultancy was established in 1986 and several years later they saw the opportunity to broaden their services by also providing construction capabilities.

Offering a professional and friendly service, our client has a range of specialist skills that cover the full spectrum of landscape-related activities. This expertise ensures that the outputs are always innovative, considered, efficient and distinctive.

Due to the high demand for their specialist maintenance service from their long-standing clients, an opportunity has arisen for a maintenance manager to be hands on and lead a small team to provide 3-4 times a year maintenance operation to supplement weekly routine maintenance that will already be in place. The clients are all domestic predominantly in the Manchester and Cheshire area.

This position would suit a presentable and time-served gardener with experience in all aspects of garden maintenance including:  Lawn treatments, specialist pruning, hedge and topiary trimming, pest control as well as horticultural practices such as laying new lawns, implementing planting plans and undertaking small projects to embellish the garden. The ideal candidate will be organised, have a good eye for detail and able to lead a team.

Applicants should have a demonstrable background in horticulture and have hands on gardening experience. He/ She will possess excellent practical skills and a good level of competency in the operation and basic maintenance of garden machinery. Spray certificates (PA1/PA6), chainsaw certificates (CS30 / CS31) are beneficial, but training can be given. A driving licence is essential. Candidates must be positive in their approach, physically fit, and be able to apply excellent attention to detail at all times.

The working day starts by meeting at the yard at 7.30 am and returning to the yard at 4.30 pm. A company vehicle is provided with the role.

If this Senior Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or

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