Maintenance Gardener

  • Company: Landscape Associates Ltd
  • Location: South West London (various locations)
  • Salary: £20,000.00 - £24,000.00 (DOE)
  • Contact Email: oliver@landscapeassociates.co.uk

Description

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Gardener to join our established gardening team. We work on beautiful projects, where attention to detail is the key. Our gardens are in various sites throughout Central London and Surrey and demand the highest standards of maintenance. 

Personal Profile: 

You must have experience and knowledge of working in gardens. In the role you will be liaising with Clients and Designers, so a positive attitude and excellent communication skills are vital. Each day you will be in a team of 2-3 staff members, one being your team leader. It is important you have good team work skills and are keen to take direction from the team leader. Most of all, we would like you to bring a proactive and flexible approach to the role. 

Key Duties: 

• Regular re-planting of window displays. 

• Lawn care

• Plant feeding and weeding borders.

• Hedge cutting – by hand and machine.

• General watering and management of irrigation systems

• Spraying, i.e. pest control, feeding and stone cleaning.

• Management of garden water features

• Helping to improve the gardens under the guidance of your team leader.

Position requirements 

Essential: 

• Comprehensive plant knowledge. 

• Experience with pedestrian mowers, scarifiers, hedge trimmers and power washers. 

• Experience with Irrigation systems would be desirable. 

• A full clean driving license. 

Desired: 

• Relevant qualification in gardening or horticulture i.e. RHS or City and Guilds. 

• PA1/PA6 Spraying certificates. 

• A valid Emergency first aid at work certificate. 

General Information 

• Working Hours: Monday to Friday 7am – 4pm. 

• Paid Overtime. 

• 28 days holiday (includes Bank Holidays). 

• Birthday day – all employees have their Birthday as paid holiday. 

• Training and career development is encouraged. 

• Uniform and personal protective equipment (PPE) is supplied at no cost. 

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