Category Archives: Garden & Landscaping

ASSISTANT GARDENER

Wage dependent on experience.

Start Date: Immediate

ALFIE BINES GARDENS are an established garden maintenance and planting company based in North London. We work in high quality domestic and small scale commercial sectors and are B.A.L.I members.
We currently have a vacancy for a Garden Maintenance Operative. This is a full time temporary position until early December. We require an enthusiastic, motivated person with some direct experience, preferably a year or more. A full clean driving licence is essential. Please do not apply if you have no gardening experience. Although temporary this could lead to a permanent position.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Garden operative acting as an assistant to a hands on supervisor.

A keen, motivated person will be able to gain experience in pruning, hedge cutting, plant knowledge and more specialised operations. However we will be happy to consider more experienced and knowledgeable gardeners and pay accordingly.

Contact to: 02088810776

Maintenance Team Leader

Our client designs, installs and maintains gardens, commercial landscapes and living walls for clients throughout the UK. They have an opportunity within their Maintenance Division for a Team Leader to take responsibility for a static site in Woolwich, SE18. The site is a very high standard housing complex.

You will be managing a small team, taking responsibility for managing day to day operations, allocating work and ensuring that clients are satisfied with the quality of the work.

Candidates for these posts must combine experience of high end commercial or domestic maintenance work, with good plant knowledge and high standards of work. Experience in staff supervision is essential.

The role will involve being the first point of contact for clients, suppliers and staff and as such candidates will need to be confident, capable and experienced in problem solving.

Candidates for this post must:

Have considerable garden maintenance experience
Have relevant horticultural qualifications
Have experience in leading staff
Be dynamic, confident and capable
Be well presented
Have a drivers licence
Have PA1 and PA6

19 – 25k doe

The role will be permanent but there will be a temp to perm probation period

**Please note that due to the high volume of applications we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates**

Contact to: AndersPlus Horticulture Email:info@andersplus.comTemp Enquiries:sarah@andersplus.com

Grounds maintenance Team Leader

Guaranteed twelve months work a year, Perm. £17.5k – £21k p.a (D.O.A.) 28 holiday days a year (inc. bank holidays)

Morton Gamble Gardens Ltd. is looking for an ambitious and extremely competent garden maintenance operative ready to take on more responsibility OR an already established team leader.

The successful candidate, experienced in grounds maintenance, will help to grow our small, successful company, which has a fantastic reputation with clients.

The role would especially appeal to a person currently working in a larger grounds maintenance company (or with recent experience off such work) who feels frustrated by the constraints of working in a large, hierarchical environment, someone with very good experience of grounds maintenance work or someone new to the area (with past experience).

About the role:

It’s a permanent position, working throughout the year. The majority of the work will be grounds maintenance; litter picking, hedge cutting through to planting (ranging from prestigious homes through to student halls and hostels) across Greater London & surrounding areas.

The ability to motivate and lead a team, as well as dedication and dependability is required. The role is initially an operative role, however we need our new employee to be fast tracked to leading a team quickly within a few weeks once better knowledge of the sites has been acquired.

Essential knowledge includes plants, planting and pruning, and the use of petrol machinery such as mowers, hedge cutters etc. Wider knowledge of the sector would also be beneficial including some health and safety awareness. Spraying certification would also be advantageous.

Initial duties will be to ensure that grounds maintenance tasks are carried out effectively and efficiently; overseeing and working as part of a team in a every day hands on role in the gardens. Filling out time sheets and managing schedules will be a part of daily life.

The candidate must be absolutely FLUENT in English, 22+ years old (for insurance purposes), with a driving license and excellent levels of communication. They must also live within an hour of London N8.

Please send us your CV and cover note outlining why you are suitable for the role (including any gardening based qualifications).

Please only apply if you meet the criteria outlined above.

Closing date 19th January 2014

Start date ASAP.

Thank-you, Morton Gamble Gardens Ltd.

Apply sending your C.V. and covering letter to gardens@mortongamble.com

TEAM LEADERS AND SKILLED LANDSCAPERS

Landscape Team Leaders and Skilled Landscapers are now required by Belderbos Landscapes to work as part of a team to construct high quality gardens in London and the Home Counties.

Team Leaders will need:

• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to plan ahead

Skilled Landscapers will need:

• Good general landscape construction skills
• An eye for detail and pride in your work
• To be able to work to a high standard as part of a team
• To be motivated, polite and enthusiastic

All candidates will need to be:

• Able to maintain a positive attitude
• Hard working
• Reliable

Relevant qualifications are preferred but not essential. Good references will be required.

Belderbos Landscapes is an established landscape design, build and maintenance company based in South West London. We operate in London and the Home Counties, undertaking high-end, landscaping projects where the quality of build and excellent customer service must be upheld.

Please reply by email with a current CV and covering letter to  info@belderbos.co.uk

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