Mobile Maintenance Gardener - 36537

Location : London
Salary : 20K DOE
Vacancy ID : 36537

Mobile Gardener

The role will involve visiting various developments that are relatively young in age and will entail all aspects of practical amenity horticulture to the highest standards. The sites will need to be visited on a weekly basis with schedules set in place for ease of working and getting around to each development in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Lawn maintenance and repairs
  • The safe use of rotary mowers, strimmers, leaf blowers and other horticultural machines
  • Soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging and pruning
  • Bed preparation and planting
  • Hedge and shrub trimming
  • Keeping the borders clear and free from debris and litter at all times
  • Gritting, salt spreading and snow clearing when required
  • To keep the tools clean and damage free, report to manager when necessary
  • Ensuring that all visited locations are left in a clean and tidy state
  • Maintenance of records relating to tasks performed, materials and equipment
  • Promotion of safe working practices
  • Reporting any faulty equipment, damage, vandalism or potential hazard to the Contract Manager
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the company
  • Carry out any other duties commensurate with the position
  • Care and maintenance of company vehicle and reporting any damage or defects

Person Specification

  • Good communication skills
  • Full UK DriverÔ??s License
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to work unsupervised
  • Resilience under pressure and able to adapt to changing environments
  • Ability to work to laid down schedules and in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative
  • Excellent customer liaison skills together with a commitment to customer service
  • Enthusiasm, drive, ambition and commitment
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and safety procedures
  • PA1/PA6 qualifications are desirable
  • Knowledge of the use of chemicals (COSHH) and Health and Safety legislation is desirable
  • Obligation to adhere to safe working practices and ensure due consideration is given to the safety of the residents and the public

Hours of work: 37.5 per week

Please quote 36537 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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