Maintenance Gardener - 36556

Location : London & Surrey
Salary : 23-27K DOE
Vacancy ID : 36556

Maintenance Gardener ?? Team Leader

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


  • Daily you will oversee a team of two other staff members, it is key you delegate tasks on each garden so the time is used appropriately
  • In the role you will be liaising with Clients and Designers
  • Communicating with your manager
  • Additional works and providing feedback on gardens
  • Regular re-planting of window displays and borders
  • Lawn care
  • Plant feeding, staking and weeding of herbaceous 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
  • Managing planting and soft landscaping schemes
  • Implementing company Health and Safety documentation.

Person Specification

  • Experience of managing teams
  • A good knowledge of working in gardens that require the need for attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills are vital
  • Relevant qualification in gardening or horticulture i.e. RHS or City and Guilds
  • Comprehensive plant knowledge
  • Experience with pedestrian mowers, scarifiers, hedge trimmers and power washers
  • Experience with Irrigation systems
  • A full clean driving license
  • PA1/PA6 Spraying certificates (Desirable)
  • A valid Emergency first aid at work certificate (Desirable)
  • Good awareness of Health and Safety (Desirable)

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

Please quote 36556 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)