Gardener 91 views
- Salary Offer Competitive
- Postal Code E14 5AB
- Job Location London
- Region South East
- Experience Level Experienced
- Working Hours & Benefits 40 hours' pw BUPA Health & Dentistry 25 days' annual leave
Maintenance and upkeep of the gardens, and external and internal areas of the Estate. To complete tasks effectively and professionally as directed, to comply with team requirements and objectives.
To work in a team maintaining turf, bedding plant displays, hedges, shrubs, trees, grass cutting, weeding, pest and disease control, plants in atrium and office areas.
To assist in all landscape schemes requiring ground preparation, planting and turfing, bulb planting and any other usual tasks which falls within the upkeep of open spaces.
Have knowledge of pests and diseases and how to control them.
To have experience of controls and monitoring automatic irrigation systems.
To observe and implement health and safety procedures in particular relation to the use of pesticides.
To perform litter picking duties in all landscape areas, as directed by the Landscape Manager.
To work within a team and also be capable of working on his/her own initiative with minimal supervision.
To assist other departments in emergencies and if workload is low due to weather conditions or winter seasons.
Develop and maintain appropriate and effective communication with other team members & Landscape Supervisor.
Adherence to Method Statements & Risk Assessments.
Take good care of all plant, vehicles and equipment that you use and report faults in accordance with Company Procedures.
Demonstrate an active commitment to self-development.
Must be competent with mobile phone technology as tasks are delivered via a smart phone.
What we require of you:
City & Guilds or NVQ Level 2 in Horticulture is essential.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience.
The applicant must be the holder of a valid UK Drivers’ Licence.
The applicant should have an enthusiastic and positive attitude and enjoy working in the open air.
The applicant must have the ability to work unsupervised and as a member of a team.
The role requires the applicant to have a good eye for detail and a meticulous approach to tasks, ensuring that all tasks are followed through to a high standard of completion.
The applicant must be willing to carry out non-gardening tasks as required by the Landscape Manager.
The incumbent must have an appreciation of the importance of customer service and how this is applied in the context of Canary Wharf.