Gardener - ADV232 - Please respond direct to advertiser

Working with other members of the gardening team, you will be responsible for maintaining the gardens and lawns of this private household and be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of botany and horticulture as well as the various planting seasons for tress, vegetables and flowers, ensuring that the garden is developed and maintained to its full potential.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to and implement the annual garden plan
  • Undertake turf and garden maintenance and landscape construction activities
  • Develop and maintain the herbaceous borders and kitchen garden
  • Ensure effective plant propagation and removal
  • Apply pest management and plant nutrition programs
  • Maintain all machinery and equipment
  • Maintain plant stock
  • Provide guidance to other members of the team
  • Ensure that Health and Safety rules and procedures are implemented and followed

Interior Maintenance Technician - I902

Are you an experienced Interior Landscape Technician?

Are you based in north-east London or Essex?

Would you like to work for an established company with decades of experience who specialise in the design, construction and maintenance of interior plant displays?

Would you enjoy working in high-end and luxury premises where meticulous standards are required?

Key points 

The person appointed will be responsible for visiting multiple clients each day checking the installation of existing plant displays, as well as installing new displays. The displays are varied in both size and content and include some fantastic looking schemes for many luxury clients, including blue-chip companies and household names.

Must haves:

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Minimum of 2 years horticultural experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A horticultural qualification is highly desirable
  • A smart appearance is essential

If this Interior Maintenance Technician vacancy 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 Interior Maintenance Technician vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to everyone.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Interior Maintenance Technician vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Florist (Part time) - Nr Stanstead, Essex - I901

Part Time Florist required.

The Company:

Our client has an established interior landscape business carrying out the design, installation, and maintenance of interior plant displays to customers which include: - offices, restaurants, hotels, blue chip businesses etc.

Job Description:

They are looking to recruit a part time florist for their busy floristry department. The role is as follows:

  • Experience essential.
  • Knowledge of corporate floristry would be an advantage, although not essential.
  • 2 x full days per week (Thursday and Friday) 8.30am – 5pm.
  • Work within a large team.
  • Making up corporate floral displays and events.
  • Overtime may be available.

Key Skills:

Experience of floristry, preferably with a qualification.

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

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

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

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Operations Manager (GM) - M302

Are you looking to work for an established and award winning team of horticultural experts?

Do you want to work for a leading Grounds Maintenance Company, which carries out work for commercial clients throughout the UK?

Are you an experienced Senior Manager looking for a new and challenging opportunity?

Job Description:

The person appointed will be responsible for the management of the company’s operations within the operational area, which is Greater London north of the Thames and Essex, ensuring that key business objectives are met and that site operations run smoothly and efficiently, in order that they meet key performance targets. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Commercial accountability, managing costs and achieving financial targets
  • Operational planning - ensure that contracts are delivered in accordance with agreed programmes
  • Develop excellent client relationships. Attending client meetings resolving issues quickly
  • Provide quotations as required for new contracts and additional works
  • Identify and manage risk to prevent an impact on the business
  • Ensure work is carried out strictly in accordance with the company safety and quality policies
  • Continual development of the team, by means of appraisals and individual development plans

Must haves:

  • Extensive management experience in grounds maintenance and winter services
  • Excellent commercial skills
  • Proven track record in a similar senior management role
  • Strong leadership and man management skills

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

To view more Landscape jobs click Landscape.

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.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Operations Manager (GM) 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 Operations Manager (GM) vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Interior Maintenance Technician - I900

Are you an experienced interior landscape technician?

Are you based in north-east London or Essex?

Would you like to work for an established company with decades of experience who specialise in the design, construction and maintenance of interior plant displays?

Would you enjoy working in high-end and luxury premises where meticulous standards are required?

Key points

The person appointed will be responsible for visiting multiple clients each day checking the installation of existing plant displays, as well as installing new displays. The displays are varied in both size and content, and include some fantastic looking schemes for many luxury clients, including blue-chip companies and household names.

Must haves

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Minimum of 2 years horticultural experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A horticultural qualification is highly desirable
  • A smart appearance is essential

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

To view more Landscape jobs click Landscape.

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.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

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

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Nursery Plant Assistant (Planted Containers) - T460

Would you enjoy the challenge of assisting this award winning nursery in the planting up of colour themed hanging baskets and containers?

Do you have an eye for colour and shape?

Are you motivated to see each task through to completion providing excellent quality arrangements?

Key points

•Planting of quality containers keeping standards consistently high

•Assist the plantarea team in stocking up, pricing and moving stock

•Merchandising containers to maximise sales

•Be aware of seasonal changes and keeping up to date with new ideas

•To assist in other areas of the business as and when required

Must haves

•A creative mind with a good eye for colour

•Good plant knowledge

•The ability to work unattended when required

•A passion to reach and deliver high standards in your work

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

To view more nursery positions click Nursery 

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

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Nursery Plant Assistant 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 Nursery Plant Assistant vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Plant Expert - T459

Are you interested to join an award winning team to include Best Plant Area in the region and 2nd best in the UK?

Do you enjoy maintaining high quality plants and creating inspiring displays?

Can you combine an impressive knowledge of plants and gardening with excellent customer service?

Key points

•To undertake daily watering and stocking up of the outdoor plant areas

•To create dynamic displays, which encourage customer sales

•To confidently answer customer queries and be knowledgeable about planting combinations

•To assist in other areas of the business to include till work and nursery production

•To work directly with and support the Plant department manager

Must haves

•A good knowledge of plants and gardening

•Be a good team player able to multi task

•Enjoy offering a good level of customer sales and service

•Thrive in a fast paced environment

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

To view more garden centre positions click Retail.

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

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

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Grounds Maintenance Operative - V003

Are you an experienced Grounds Maintenance Operative?

Do you have experience of working in a team with high standards?

Would you like to join an expanding but experienced team?

This position would be ideal for Operatives with a bit of drive and ambition. The company undertakes all aspects of soft landscaping and grounds maintenance for large property management companies.

This is an ideal opportunity to progress your career within the industry.

Key points

We are looking for hard working Grounds Maintenance Operatives to work as part of a team for various corporate projects. A positive attitude and good communication skills are as important as technical skills for this position. Candidates will need to be punctual and reliable.

Duties will include:

•Grass cutting

•Hedgecutting

•Pruning

•Grounds clearance

•Border maintenance

•Weeding

•Planting

•Mulching

•Pesticide application

•Fence repairs

•Paving repairs

•Licensed rubbish removal

Must haves:

•Full UK driving licence

Highly desirable:

•Horticultural qualification

•CSCS card

•PA1 & PA6

•Towing entitlement

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

To view more Landscape positions click Landscape.

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 Grounds Maintenance Operative 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 Grounds Maintenance Operative vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.


Experienced Gardener/General Assistant (Live In) - EC3573

An experienced Gardener/General Assistant is required to help manage a 12 acre country garden and private estate near Colchester, Essex. The grounds consist of woodland, two paddocks, formal walled garden, orchard, pond and herbaceous borders and very productive vegetable garden. You will be responsible for the garden and grounds with the help of two part-time gardeners. Applicants will need to be practical and willing to turn your hand to anything and have good general plant knowledge. The owner is a very keen gardener herself and has a particular love of the vegetable garden, propagating and potting on plants and would welcome extra help. In addition knowledge of woodland management, lawn maintenance and ability undertake machinery maintenance would be an advantage. Other duties may include occasional driving and ad hoc estate duties. A two bedroom cottage with all expenses paid is available to the appointed person.

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Hudson on 01233 7333510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

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.

 


Trainee Contracts Manager - P039

Are you an experienced landscape Supervisor, Foreman or similar looking to take the next step?
Are you based in Essex?
Would you like to work for an established landscape company providing a wide range of services to commercial clients throughout the UK?

Job description 
•Review relevant tender information and related specifications
•Write up estimates from the estimator and send to clients
•Update clients of progress
•Create a program of work before starting the project.
•Create risk assessments and method statements
•Liaise with the foreman and onsite team
•Work closely with Contracts Manager
•Prepare sales invoices for Contracts Manager

Must haves 
•Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, with a good level of computer literacy.
•Ability to adapt to other IT programs used in the business.
•Good literacy and numeracy skills
•Knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace
•Professional appearance
•Able to manage and prioritise work load
•Accuracy with figures
•Ability to scale and work from drawings
•Confidence to negotiate with clients and suppliers
•Ability to work as part of the operations team
•Full UK driving licence and willingness to travel
•Reliability

Highly desirable
•HND or equivalent in Horticulture

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.