Gardener - Cemeteries 45335

Location : North London
Salary : up to £21K doe
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 45335

Our client is a North London based cemetery. They are looking for a Maintenance Gardener to join their team to help maintain their cemetery.

Main tasks

  • to ensure that the gardens and grounds are beautifully presented and kept
  • grounds maintenance including planting, pruning, weeding, strimming, litter picking, clearing leaves
  • light cleaning
  • machinery work including strimmers and leaf blowers
  • help ensure the maintenance of orderly conduct by visitors to the cemetery
  • in winter, snow clearing and salt spreading
  • respond to visitor enquiries
  • assist with closing up procedures
  • positively present and promote the cemetery and its activities
  • comply with health and safety legislation and safe working practices
  • other relevant duties as may from time to time be required


  • proven gardening experience
  • good practical skills in soft landscaping and grounds maintenance
  • Physically fit with previous experience in similar manual work
  • good interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team
  • enthusiastic, self- motivated, and flexible
  • understands sensitivity of the cemetery environment
  • understands health and safety issues relating to gardening and public spaces
  • wide range of machinery skills including strimmers and leaf blowers
  • able to work outdoors all year round, and in any weather conditions


  • previous experience working in a quality garden or park
  • Level 2 Horticulture qualification or equivalent and 2/3 years working in a horticultural environment
  • Experience of mechanics and basic mechanic skills
  • chainsaw license or willing to undergo training
  • first aid qualification or willing to undergo training
  • experience of working with volunteers
  • Full clean driving license

Please quote 45335 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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