Assistant Shrub Manager - B123

Are you looking to join a traditional family run garden centre as an Assistant Shrub Manager that can puts customer satisfaction first every time?
Can you provide excellent plant and product knowledge?
Would you enjoy being part of the management team holding a good level of autonomy on a daily basis?

Key points
•Reporting to the centre manager and assisting with running the outside plants department
•Daily visual merchandising and displays
•Stock control and assisting with purchasing of plants
•Working as part of a successful team
•Providing excellent customer sales and service

Must haves
•A good working knowledge of plants
•Great team leadership skills and a passion for customer service
•Attention to detail with the ability to provide innovative displays
•A positive attitude to multi task in line with the business needs

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Pauline Thomas on 01233 732767 or pauline@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Assistant Shrub Manager 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 Assistant Shrub Manager vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.


Head Gardener - Live In - EC3481

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head Gardener to join a beautiful private family estate near the historic market town of Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  This position comes with a 3 bedroom cottage.  The position would suit a qualified and time-served Head Gardener looking to impart their knowledge for the benefit of a small team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for one full-time and one part-time gardener on the five acre private property.  The garden comprises of terraced and walled gardens with lawns, mixed borders, roses, a kitchen garden, climbers and hedges of various sizes and species.

The role will entail management of the small team in terms of direction, supervision, scheduling of work and mentoring as necessary.  This is a hands-on position so you will be expected to undertake typical gardening tasks alongside your team, though the primary focus of the position is to utilise your knowledge by way of providing horticultural guidance.  As Head Gardener, you will also work with the estate team with regard to staffing, overall garden planning and management.

Applicants must possess good working and theoretical horticultural knowledge including propagation and seasonal plant management.  Applicants should have good plant identification skills and demonstrable experience of working on private estates at Senior or Head Gardener level.  A chainsaw license (CS30/31) and spraying certificates (PA1/PA6) are desirable but not essential, but a full and current driving licence is required.

Working hours are 08:00 to 17:00 Monday – Friday, with the usual requirement for overtime between spring and autumn.  Applicants must be willing to work in all weather conditions, be physically fit, and have a strong work ethic.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Head Gardener, Senior Gardener, Horticulturist or tutor, looking for a rewarding hands-on role in a beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  A three bedroom cottage is included as part of this generous offering, with rent paid by the client.

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

SALARY: £27,000 DOE + 3 bed cottage

LOCATION: Skipton, Yorkshire

JOB No:  EC 3481

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Head 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 Head Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Landscape Transformation Manager - R006

Are you based in Yorkshire?
Do you have large tree planting experience?
Could you manage planting teams?
Would you like to work for an established company who grow and then plant their own trees and shrubs in a dynamic and mobile role?

Key points

The aim of this position is to oversee the installation of mature plants grown by the Company on sites throughout the Yorkshires / North Lincolnshire and occasionally the Durham region. The Manager will be responsible for taking confirmed projects from the salesman to completion and hand over ensuring good customer care through out, that invoicing is completed correctly in a timely manner and that the client is aware of any future maintenance needs. The salesman will be expected to supply all the necessary information to implement the project on the ground. The Manager will then be responsible for programming the works and coordinating all equipment and sundries such as diggers, trees guards, stakes that are required on the site. The manager will be responsible for bringing projects in on time and to budget and for reporting compliance. The Manager will also be responsible for all replacement planting under the Company’s guarantee programme.

Must haves

Full UK driving licence
Tree planting experience
Supervisory/Managerial experience in planting and landscaping
The ideal candidate will have a horticultural qualification

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

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


Contracts Manager (Construction) - B447

Our client is a high end privately owned landscape company, specialising in all aspects of commercial landscaping – soft, hard and maintenance, the company prides itself on the quality of its service and work. They have been a full member of BALI since 1980 and have ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 accreditations as well as being registered with various industry bodies. They require a Contracts Manager to oversee the delivery of multiple landscape construction projects throughout the Yorkshire/Humberside area.

Key Skills:

•CSCS card: minimum level - black card
•IOSH Health and Safety Certificate
•Minimum of 5 years experience in commercial landscaping operations
•Previous management / senior supervisor background
•Driving licence
•Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with clients, management and all other members of staff.
•Flexibility in approach to working hours – may be required to start early or work later in line with the operational needs of the business.

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

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


Senior Grounds Maintenance Operative - A951

Would you like to work for an established family owned business?
Are you experienced with commercial grounds maintenance and looking for an opportunity to further your career?
Do you pride yourself on achieving consistently high standards?

Key points
•Completing various grounds maintenance tasks
•Act as the senior operative within a team
•Communication with clients and suppliers
•Working in the Yorkshire and surrounding areas

Must haves
•Previous experience with commercial Horticulture
•A horticultural qualification excellent horticultural knowledge
•PA1 and PA6 spraying certificates will be essential
•A full driving licence

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Sarah Goodhew on 01233 732767 or sarah@horticruitment.com

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