Experienced Hard Landscaper - L352

Do you want to work for an award winning Landscape Company based in West London?

Are you a hands on and proactive landscaper and happy to work outdoors in all weathers?

Do you want to join an experienced and dedicated team working on diverse and exciting projects?

Our client is looking for an experienced and adaptable skilled Landscaper with a proven track record in delivering high quality landscapes with the ability to manage a site. You will be responsible for ensuring projects run efficiently and work is delivered to a consistently high standard. The role will involve working on high end projects throughout London

Key points

•Able to work independently and as part of a team

•Managing a team of skilled operatives

•Completing projects to a very high standard

•Completing tasks such as paving, brickwork, decking and soft landscaping

Must haves

•Proven experience with completing Landscape projects to a high standard

•Excellent practical skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision

•A full driving licence will be essential

•An excellent communicator

If this position is of interest please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or markbolam@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in the Experienced Hard Landscape 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 the Experienced Hard Landscape vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Hard Landscape Foreman - Surrey & London - J516

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a well-known and award winning company?

Do you have proven landscape experience with a professional attitude?

Do you have experience with creating beautiful landscapes for domestic clients?

As Hard Landscape Foreman you will be responsible for contracts consisting of hard and soft landscaping which include high end domestic landscaping projects and small scale commercial landscaping projects.

Key points

•Working effectively overseeing a team of skilled landscapers

•Assisting in the planning and organisation of projects

•Setting out works from design drawings and completing various landscape tasks

•Liaising with clients and designers

Must haves

•Excellent practical skills in all areas of hard landscaping and knowledge of soft landscaping will be ideal

•Previous experience supervising a team

•Good communication skills combined with a pro-active and professional approach to duties

•Proficiency in brickwork, paving, hard & softwood decking, building, building steps and fencing

A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement. In return the company is offering a competitive salary and 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays and all PPE is provided.

If this position is of interest please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or markbolam@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Hard Landscape Foreman 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 regarding the Hard Landscape Foreman vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.

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Part Time Skilled Gardener - EC3798

An opportunity has arisen for a skilled and qualified gardener to look after newly constructed gardens to a private house in South Kensington, London, for two full days per week on a self-employed basis.

The beautiful newly constructed gardens (front and rear) have been designed by Ian Kitson and Julie Toll, both of whom will have ongoing involvement in the garden.  

Key tasks include lawn care, perennial plant care, specimen shrub planting and shaping, mulching, weeding, training climbers, leaf clearance, paving cleaning and operation of the irrigation system.  The client can provide all maintenance machinery and tools on site so as to ensure the successful applicant will not have to transport these on each work day.

Applicants must be experienced and qualified horticulturalists who can confidently manage trees, shrubs, lawns and perennial borders. An academic horticultural qualification and spray certificates would be beneficial, though demonstrable gardening experience is paramount.  Candidates with extensive experience of gardening on private estates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should be physically fit and enthusiastic, with a good eye for detail and an ability to complete your work to a high standard at all times.  This position is offered to self-employed gardeners on a permanent basis.

SALARY:  £25 - £35 per hour / Negotiable

LOCATION:  South Kensington, London 

JOB No:  EC 3798

If this position is of interest please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 733510 or mark.read@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Part Time Skilled 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 the Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Experienced Gardener - T255

Do you want to work for a rapidly growing and well respected design & build, garden maintenance and irrigation company?

Are you passionate about all things in the garden and looking to develop and grow your career within a great team?

Our client is now looking for an experienced Maintenance Gardener to join their highly motivated team. Working alongside the Maintenance Manager and managing your own client base, candidates will be responsible for another Gardener whilst maintaining up to 3 gardens per day.

Key points

•Carrying out seasonal garden maintenance tasks

•Advising clients on suggested planting plans for their garden

•Work as part of the team as well as individually

•Implement soft landscaping schemes

Must haves

•A minimum of 3 years’ experience in practical horticulture

•Formal horticulture qualifications are an advantage

•A good knowledge of plants, pruning, lawn care, pest and disease identification and treatment

•Able to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues

Clean UK Driving licence is required.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Experienced 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 regarding the Experienced Gardener vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.


Plant Production and Nursery Manager - Historic Royal Palaces - ADV198

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle. HRP's cause is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

Our Nursery at Hampton Court Palace covers one acre of glass and it is where we produce a wide range of seasonal bedding plants for our formal Gardens, at both Hampton Court and Kensington Palace. Our unique and fascinating collection of exotic plants, are displayed through the Gardens during the summer, along with three National Collections, which we present on a regular basis. The recently restored Kitchen Garden has been very successful and is now a well-established addition to the historic make up of our character areas within the Gardens.

Plant production, vegetable growing and historic plant collection management is developing fast within our organisation and a greater emphasis is now required for a wider range of species and locations. Your role will be to manage the Nursery and Kitchen Garden teams and all aspects of productive growing, resource management and crop planting production.  You will also be responsible for exploring new initiatives to support all Palaces within our group, whilst championing high standards of flower, fruit and vegetable production throughout the palace gardens.

To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate proven experience in in the management of a glasshouse and plant collection facility as well as decorative horticulture, production of bedding plants, fruit and vegetables gained in a similar environment.  You will have sound experience in leading and managing a team.  Applicants should be inventive and understand the need to explore commercial opportunities within our sector while at the same time maintain our tradition for growing a range of plants not commonly seen in Gardens.

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, as well as RHS level 3 or above. Excellent communication and influencing skills are essential as well as good IT skills.  You should also have a good understanding of fire, health and safety and manual handling. A driver’s licence and PA1 –PA6 pesticide applications are both desirable but not essential.

Pay Range:  Circa £32,700 (including allowances)

To apply for the Plant Production and Nursery Manager role, please click on the following link: https://www.hrp.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/

Thank you for your interest in the Plant Production and Nursery Manager role.


Landscape Coordinator - Trees for Cities - ADV197

Landscape Coordinator
Reporting to: The Landscape Manager
Location: London, UK
Salary: £21,840

As a Landscape Coordinator you will undertake the construction of Edible Playgrounds (vegetable gardens in schools) and support the Landscape Manager with project management and logistics.

The role focuses primarily on carpentry and landscaping skills, though experience from other industries is encouraged, such as forestry, gardening etc.

Our charity

Trees for Cities is an ambitious charity aiming to green urban areas through community tree planting projects and vegetable gardens in schools called Edible Playgrounds.

Edible Playgrounds transform areas in school grounds into vibrant outdoor spaces that excite and teach children about growing and eating healthy food. By instilling healthy eating habits at an early age they help tackle obesity, food poverty and lack of access to nature head on, and provide a platform for fun and engaging lessons that support the school curriculum.

You would be focused on building these Edible Playgrounds, taking bespoke designs from paper and making them a reality. Working on the ground year round you’ll be responsible for building raised beds, archways, habitat areas, outdoor classrooms and inputting creative ideas into future designs.

Benefits

Trees for Cities recognises the value of its employees and has a very generous holiday allowance, pension contributions and health plan. The role would be based in Denmark Hill, South London and the office is sited in a park – a healthy, convenient and beautiful place to work. We offer a great training package to support personal development and you will have the opportunity to work as part of a supportive, highly motivated and driven team!

What we’re looking for

A practical and hardworking individual who is motivated and has a talent for construction that can showcase Edible Playgrounds programme.
Experience and interest in woodworking, landscaping or forestry.
Excellent attention to detail, capable of using a variety of hand and power tools to produce a high quality end product.
A strong team member with the ability to communicate effectively within the team and across the charity.
Experience of coordinating and leading outdoor workshops and events with schools, community or volunteer groups.
Full driving license preferable but not necessary.

How to apply

Full job description on our website.

https://treesforcities.org/projects/landscape-coordinator-3/

Download and complete the application form and submit by email to jobs@treesforcities.org with the subject heading ‘Landscape Coordinator’.

Closing date to apply is 9am Friday 16th February 2018. Interviews are scheduled for week commencing Monday 19th February 2018. Trees for Cities is an equal opportunities employer.

Thank you for your interest in the Landscape Coordinator role.


Gardening Team Leader - E103

An award winning landscape gardening company based in West London is looking for a Gardening Team Leader. Applicants will need to be skilled gardeners with good horticultural knowledge, ideally a qualification, and proven experience in a similar role. The majority of the business is the private residential sector around Wimbledon, Kensington and Chelsea that includes award winning Chelsea Flower show gardens, roof top terraces, shop installations and garden event installations.

Key points

•Plant identification, pest identification, formal lawn care and plant/border maintenance

•Interaction with customers to advise on garden care

•Supervise a team of 2-3 gardeners

•Company vehicle, phone and paid overtime

Must haves

•Excellent general plant knowledge

•Horticultural qualification

•Over 25 years old for company car insurance purposes

•Clean full UK driving licence

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Hudson on 01233 732767 or mark@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Gardening Team Leader 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 regarding the Gardening Team Leader vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.


Experienced Landscaper for Natural Swimming Pools - A903

Are you an experienced Landscaper? Are you based in the Home Counties? Would you like to work for an established company who specialise in the construction of natural swimming pools and ponds for high-end clients?

 

Key points

The person appointed will be experienced in both hard and soft landscaping.

Good knowledge of using both large and small machinery is essential, as are good organisational, communication and problem-solving skills.

Landscaping qualifications and CSCS card will be an advantage, as will any experience in construction of water features.

 

Must haves

Full UK driving licence and own transport.

Minimum 2 years landscaping experience.

Good machinery skills.

Willingness to travel throughout the Home Counties.

 

To view more Landscape positions click Landscape  or gardening jobs click Gardening.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Experienced 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 regarding the Experienced Landscaper vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.


Skilled Gardener - Live Out - A061

Are you a Skilled Gardener looking to work on a stunning private estate in Chelsea, London?

Are you looking to share your knowledge with the Under Gardeners within the team and to work under guidance of a Senior Gardener?

Do you long for the security and reward offered by a large and well-established professional company?

 

Key points

  • Hands-on management of lawns, borders, interesting plants and trees etc.
  • High-profile company with excellent award-winning portfolio
  • Ongoing management of static private estate in Chelsea
  • Good rate of pay with overtime opportunities and all travel expenses paid

 

Must haves

  • Good plant knowledge and academic horticultural qualification (Level 3 or above)
  • Physically fit with excellent horticultural practical skills and experience
  • PA1/PA6 spray certificates, CSCS card (desirable)
  • Ability to work efficiently and with excellent attention to detail

 

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 732767 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

To view more gardening jobs click Gardening.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges see our Career advice.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Skilled 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 regarding the Skilled Gardener vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.

 


Nursery Sales Assistant - ADV190 - Clifton Nurseries

Clifton Nurseries are recruiting!

We have some exciting opportunities for Nursery Assistants at our London branch (Little Venice, W9), with vacancies within our outdoor plant team, indoor plant team and garden shop team.

Applicants should have excellent sales, customer service and communication skills.  We are looking for reliable team players with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and a passion for plants.

Previous retail experience is essential.  A recognised horticultural qualification and/or floristry experience will be a distinct advantage.

In return, we are offering a competitive salary and excellent development opportunities.

When applying, please specify the position you are interested in.

For more information about the company please visit www.clifton.co.uk – job vacancies are listed in the News section of the website.

Clifton Nurseries is an equal opportunities employer.