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Experienced Hard Landscaper required

Our client runs a successful landscape construction division within their well-established independent family-run business located close to the North Norfolk coast in the town of Fakenham.

They currently have a position for a Hard Landscaping professional with an eye for detail to join a landscaping team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the carrying out of pre-planned landscaping projects and will work closely with the office-based Manager and Designer who will obtain customer briefs and manage projects and budgets, so excellent communication is essential.

Once in the post, the successful candidate will also be responsible for a labourer when on-site.

Job Description:
  • Organising and carrying out individual hard and soft landscaping projects efficiently, to brief and on-time. 
  • Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction through excellent customer service, good communication and delivering the desired end result, Planning and setting-out of site.  
  • Manual hard labour such as paving areas in natural stone, bricklaying, block paving, fencing, installation of water features and pond construction etc.  
  • Manual soft labour such as planting and laying turf.  
  • Using excavators and diggers.  
  • Effective supervision and management of a labourer; motivate, lead and set by example.  
  • Upholding a high level of Health & Safety on-site, ensuring projects are carried out in a safe manner and that final construction is safe for customer use
  • Working effectively within a small team, upholding excellent communication and using initiative.  
  • Finishing and final touches on landscaping projects in order to uphold customer expectations; using your keen eye for detail to ensure the final result is pleasing and on-brief
Key Skills:
  • Considerable experience in hard landscaping, bricklaying and paving especially.
  • Experience in more traditional crafts like flint walls would be desirable.
  • Experience with soft landscaping i.e. preparing ground for turf laying and planting etc.
  • A professional and approachable nature with leadership qualities. 
  • Full UK driving license with the ability to drive Ford Transit Tipper Vans or similar. 
  • A strong awareness of Health & Safety guidelines.  
  • Any experience using mini excavators and dumpers. 
  • Strong customer-service skills; the ability to forge trusting relationships with customers
  • Physically fit to undertake the manual elements for landscaping.
Additional Information:

This is a Monday-Friday position, offered at 40 hours per week with the opportunity for overtime as required.

This is a superb opportunity for someone with a passion landscaping who likes a challenge as every job is unique and to join a respectable and well-established North Norfolk business.

If this Experienced Hard Landscaper vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or markbolam@horticruitment.com.

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