Soft Landscaper

Location : Surrey, London and Home Counties
Salary : Up to 30k
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 48290

Soft Landscaper
Our clients has an exciting opportunity to join their multi award winning company as a Soft Landscaper. This is an important role within the Construction division of their business, working with the soft landscaping team to bring design led horticultural visions to life. The successful candidate will need to be dynamic, positive and highly motivated.

They will also be a collaborative team worker, able to take direction, whilst ensuring the delivery of consistent quality work in line with project specifications and deadlines. The candidate will need to support the Soft Landscaping Foreperson, as well as working cooperatively with hard landscaping colleagues, designers, sub contractors and other stakeholders.

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

Actioning site design plans to ensure the horticultural elements are delivered as prescribed
Maintaining and managing all horticultural elements on site to ensure sustained good health
Turfing and its maintenance
Tree planting working alongside specialists where required

Requirements for the role include, but are not limited to:

Recognised horticultural qualification with the ability to demonstrate good plant knowledge, this is a strong preference, but not essential if experience is proven
Driving licence as sites may not be accessible via public transport 
CSCS card
Competent in using the appropriate power tools where required
Certificates in spraying (PA1 PA6)
Good awareness of Health & Safety and implementing procedure

Qualities required of the ideal candidate:
Ability to work positively in a team with a pro active and can do attitude
Able to work independently and take ownership for delivering superb quality work every time
High levels of energy, self motivation and the ability to motivate others
Strong attention to detail
Good time-management
Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines
Strong work ethic
Integrity and discretion
A desire to develop personally, whilst also supporting the development of other team members

What you will receive for fulfilling this role: 

A competitive annual salary depending on experience
An annual bonus based on the Companys overall performance 
May have use of a Company van for business if project requires 
28 days holiday inclusive of bank and public holidays
Branded uniform
PPE Training
Company pension scheme 
Employee assistance programme backed by BUPA
Company events
Working for one of the UKs leading award winning landscaping companies

Please quote 48290 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)