Soft Landscaper

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our multi award-winning client as a Soft Landscaper. This is an important role within the Construction division of our clients business, working with the soft landscaping team to bring design-led horticultural visions to life. The successful candidate will need to be dynamic, positive and highly motivated. They will also be a collaborative team worker, able to take direction, whilst ensuring the delivery of consistent quality work in line with project specifications and deadlines. The candidate will need to support the Soft Landscaping Foreman, as well as working cooperatively with hard landscaping colleagues, designers, sub-contractors and other stakeholders

Responsibilities include:
  • Actioning site design plans to ensure the horticultural elements are delivered as prescribed
  • Maintaining and managing all horticultural elements on site to ensure sustained good health
  • Turfing and its maintenance
  • Tree planting – working alongside specialists where required

Be responsible for stock control within your department including ordering, stocking up, receiving of products following the required procedure, quality control and clearance of slow-moving lines.

Ensure that product prices are in line with budgeted gross margin figures.

Essential requirements
  • Recognised horticultural qualification with the ability to demonstrate good plant knowledge – this is a strong preference, but not essential if experience is proven
  • Driving licence as sites may not be accessible via public transport
  • CSCS card
  • Competent in using the appropriate power tools where required
  • Certificates in spraying (PA1 PA6)
  • Good awareness of Health & Safety and implementing procedure
Qualities required of the ideal candidate:
  • Ability to work positively in a team with a pro-active and can-do attitude
  • Able to work independently and take ownership for delivering superb quality work every time
  • High levels of energy, self-motivation and the ability to motivate others
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good time-management
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines
  • Strong work ethic
  • Integrity and discretion
  • A desire to develop personally, whilst also supporting the development of other team members
What you will receive for fulfilling this role:
  • A competitive annual salary depending on experience
  • An annual bonus based on the Company’s overall performance
  • May have use of a Company van for business if project requires
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank and public holidays
  • Branded uniform
  • PPE
  • Training
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme backed by BUPA
  • Company events
  • Working for one of the UK’s leading award-winning landscaping companies

If this Soft Landscaper vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Jay Rimell on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Soft Landscaper 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 Soft Landscaper vacancy will have been unsuccessful.