Skilled Landscape Gardener
Working For: Horticruitment
Skilled Landscape Gardener required
Job Ref: B252
Existing for over 20 years, our client is a well-established landscape design and build company based in Surrey with an impeccable reputation within the industry. The director of the business is a multi-award-winning garden designer, who works alongside clients and their expert team to design and build beautiful outdoor spaces. Their style focuses on combining contemporary design with soft, cottage-style planting for their all-domestic clients. Due to their increasing popularity, they are now looking for a Landscape Gardener to join the team who can work alongside their existing team of knowledgeable horticulturalists.
Duties of the Landscape Gardener will include the maintenance and upkeep of domestic gardens as well as assisting in the installations of new designs. This position is a fantastic opportunity for candidates looking to gain good technical gardening skills, establish a good working knowledge of plants and garden machinery, the role will involve the use of a range of horticultural machinery. It is important that applicants are enthusiastic and self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative as well as in a team environment. Tasks will include the following:
- Maintaining gardens to the highest standard of horticultural practice
- Plant and border maintenance
- Planting, pruning, weeding and mulching
- Exceptional attention to detail and a pro-active approach to work
- Liaising with customers and staff
- Be aware of health and safety on site
The person appointed will be working within a small team, and when necessary, on a sole basis. It’s important that candidates have good communication skills, combined with a pro-active and flexible approach to their duties. The ideal candidate will hold:
- Existing plant knowledge with a horticultural qualification being desirable but not essential
- Experience working in a similar role
- Exceptional attention to detail, have a creative flare and a passion for learning
- Be punctual, tidy in appearance and have good “common sense”
Please note that a full clean driving licence is essential for this role
Working hours for this post are 7:30am-5pm Monday to Friday with a 30-minute break.
If this Skilled Landscape Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or email@example.com
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