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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

Essential Criteria:

Excellent eye for detail

Self-motivated

Good communicator with both clients and colleagues

Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks appropriately

Neat and tidy appearance

Driving: 

Applicants must hold a full driving licence.