Estate Worker/Gardener/Handyman - 36378

Location : Essex
Salary : 20 - 21K
Vacancy ID : 36378

                        Estate Worker/Gardener/Handyman

Our Established forward thinking Client are seeking an Estate Worker/Gardener/Handyman to join their Team based in Essex. 

The position requires a candidate with a cross section of skills. The candidate will need to support the maintenance team in maintaining all buildings (interior and exterior), and gardening.

  • Jobs will include Spraying, use of the telehandler, occasionally driving a tractor, working at heights driving and general building repairs and maintenance.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years?? experience in a similar role, with good communication skills. Have an eye to detail, will work well within a team and independently Additional skills such as looking after horses, power tool usage, and tractor maintenance would be a benefit.
  • Property Inspection, cleaning, maintenance
  •  A range of general gardening and grounds maintenance tasks e.g. grass cutting, hedge trimming, shrub pruning, weed control and clearance of leaves and litter.
  •  Tree care and maintenance
  •  Clearing rubbish and litter.
  •  Stable Duties and Handling Horses (Daily)
  •  Any other tasks associated with the maintenance of the Estate as directed by the Estates Manager, Director or any substitute who has been nominated to take this role in their absence.

Person Specification

Good communication skills;

  •  A strong desire to work in an outdoor trade
  •  Drive and willingness to learn
  •  A strong team ethic
  •  A willingness to get ??stuck in??
  •  Honesty, openness
  •  A Full Driving Licence is Essential
  •  Current Telehandler licence preferable.
  •  NPTC PA1 & PA6 Knapsack Sprayer preferable.
  •  Chainsaw licence preferable
  •  Current First Aid & Manual Handling

Hours 8am - 4.30pm with 1/2 hr for lunch

20 days Annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays

Please quote 36378 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)