Assistant Head Gardener

Location : London
Salary : 21.5K
Vacancy ID : 38544

                               Assistant Head Gardener

 

Assistant Head Gardener

 

Our London based Client is looking for an Assistant Head Gardener to join the Team.

The Estate consist of around 500 properties and private gardens

 

These include Georgian garden squares, residential and commercial back gardens and several pavement-side gardens.

 The Assistant Gardener will work as directed by the Head Gardener with regards to the day to day upkeep of the gardens within the London Estate, ensuring they are maintained to a high horticultural standard at all times.

 This position will require some lone working.

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         To maintain the gardens to a high standard of horticulture.

·         To perform the daily tasks in accordance with the health and safety/risk assessments standards.

·         To act on own initiative to rectify any garden issues you find that do not meet the horticultural standards of the Estate to the best of your ability.

·         To maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of sheds, mess room and yards and ensure working areas are left in a good condition at the end of tasks

·         To be flexible in your approach to your work including, if required, some weekend attendance.

·         Follow H&S

·         To assist other departments if possible when requested.
To comply with any reasonable instructions issued by management.

·         To ensure a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance at all times.

 

 

Person specification

 

·         Experience of a wide range of gardening tasks

·         Experience of using machinery of all types including electrical tools

·         Experience of working to high standards of H&S

·         PA1/PA6 desirable

·         Hort qualified

·         Clean UK driving licence

Please quote 38544 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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