Senior Gardener

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Senior Gardener required

Job Ref V330

Our client is an established garden design, build and management company who deliver bespoke garden services in the Oxfordshire area. Regardless of budget, they help customers to achieve their dream gardens by bringing their aspirations to reality and exceeding expectations. Our client emphasizes core values of diligence, trust, integrity and honesty at all times whilst maintaining social and environmental awareness. Compromising of a team of horticulturalists, landscapers and designers, our client has developed excellent relationships with both staff and a range of predominantly domestic clients through the ongoing pursuit of achieving excellent quality and service.

Job Description:

Our client is looking to welcome a Skilled Gardener onto their enthusiastic and professional team. An exciting opportunity is presented for an experienced gardener to join a well-established and dynamic company. This role is available for an immediate start and tasks completed by the successful candidate will include but are not limited to:

-Overseeing and carrying out general garden maintenance – including mowing, planting annuals, bulbs, transplanting shrubs and trees, pruning at the correct time, lawn care and overall garden development

-Working with clients on a day-to-day basis, keeping calm, polite and confidently answering their horticultural questions and developing a good relationship.

-Cleaning gardens and removing rubbish

-Applying appropriate chemical control

-Maintaining a safe, clean work environment by establishing and maintaining organisational and H&S standards

-Maintaining and cleaning both tools and the work van.

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will need to have a relevant horticultural qualification and a minimum of five years of relevant industry experience. PA1/6 spraying certifications is considered an advantage but not essential for application of this position. A full UK driving license is an essential requirement for the role. Additional requirements are as follows:

-Experience in team management

-A good level of plant knowledge and a passion for plants and planting

-Able to work from designs

-Good organisational skills and the ability to problem solve

-A creative mind and pay attention to detail

-A hard-working, self-motivated and ambitious attitude

-The ability to work outdoors under all weather conditions and be flexible in working hours (longer days in summer/shorter in winter)

-Full competency and knowledge of all grounds maintenance machinery

-The ability to lead a team and/or work individually

If this Senior Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Senior Gardener on 01233 732767 or bevan@horticruitment.com.

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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.

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