Exterior Gardener (London)
FULL TIME EXTERIOR GARDENER REQUIRED FOR PRESTIGIOUS PROJECTS IN LONDON.
Main Purpose of Job:
To maintain to the highest standard all exterior planted areas at our customer sites for the London area, which include a variety of prestigious business clients and hotels.
To carry out various other tasks/jobs relating to the company field of work, including exterior plant installations, short term hire planting schemes, and Christmas tree installation and removal.
We are looking for a team player with an keen eye for detail and good plant knowledge/experience. A full driving licence is essential. A spraying certificate would be beneficial.
44 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional overtime opportunities.
Salary up to £23,000.00 depending on experience.
28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays.
Workplace pension scheme and company vehicle provided.
Opportunity for career development.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintenance & Installations:
Garden maintenance and planting schemes
Plant displays, window boxes and prestigious exterior schemes
Planting of shrubs, trees and seasonal plants; on a small scale or as a large planting scheme
Installation of short term hires for events
Grass cutting, strimming, hedge trimming, shrub pruning and maintenance
Leaf and debris/litter collection
Spraying (if certificate held)
Basic machinery and equipment maintenance
Knowledge & Experience:
Landscaping/horticultural experience essential
Good knowledge of seasonal flowering plants and amenity shrubs
Good knowledge of horticultural techniques e.g. pruning
Excellent eye for detail
Good communicator with both clients and colleagues
Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks appropriately
Neat and tidy appearance
Applicants must hold a full driving licence.