Implementation Assistant 275 views
- Salary Offer £8.72 p/h
- Postal Code S21 3WB
- Job Location Yorkshire
- Region Midlands, North East
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
INSTALLATION, PLANTING AND MAINTENANCE
- Assisting in setting out and planting up gardens in line with agreed planting procedures and plans.
- Complete allocated projects within given time frames.
- Assisting in accessorising gardens (assembling furniture, setting out and installation of planters, installing firepits)
- Soft Landscaping (incl. but not limited to turfing, soil preparation and mulching)
- Aftercare of gardens.
- Complete daily job logs and report issues through our client portal app.
- Attend CPD and staff development in order to develop plant and planting knowledge
- Soil testing.
- Tree staking.
- Bulb planting.
- Assisting in receiving plant deliveries on site.
- Ensure work vehicle is clean and prepared for site visits e.g. tools, equipment, fuel etc.
- Care of plants in storage.
- Care of planters outside the office.
You will be required to work under the direction of the Implementation Team Leader to set out and plant up finished gardens and assist in accessorising with products where necessary. This will include assisting with unloading deliveries, quality checking plant health, following planting and setting out plans and planting to agreed planting procedures.
We offer a garden aftercare service to our clients, which includes tasks such as weeding, pruning, moving plants, spraying, planting bulbs, garden tidies etc. You will be required to work in all weathers.
You must be committed to personal development and growth incl. attending training and performance reviews.
On site hours of work are – Monday to Thursday 8am – 5pm and Friday 8am – 4pm (but must be flexible for special events e.g. flower shows)
You must have a keen interest in horticulture, love working outdoors and have great attention to detail. You must be punctual, professional, hardworking, be physically fit in order to keep up with the demands of the job and be presentable in your appearance.
Horticulture qualifications are desirable, however not essential.
You will be required to work alone (supervised) as well as part of a team and therefore must have good communication skills. You may be asked to work alongside landscapers/contractors and should do so professionally.
You must be honest and trustworthy incl. committed to the security, integrity and confidentiality of data.
You may occasionally work away from home for short periods of time to meet the needs of the business e.g. supporting show garden builds and projects at a distance. Subsistence will be covered during this time.
Uniform and equipment will be provided and full training for this role will be ongoing alongside current staff.
Spraying and horticulture certificates are desirable but not essential as training will be provided.
You must hold a full UK driving license.
28 days annual leave (including 8 Bank Holidays)
Birthday day off
Christmas team day out (paid for)
1 day added to leave entitlement for each full year employed, capped at 4 days.
The purpose of this job description is to indicate the general level of duties and responsibility of the post. The detailed duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character or level of responsibility entailed. All staff have a statutory responsibility to take reasonable care of themselves, others and the environment and to prevent harm by their acts or omissions. All staff are therefore required to adhere to Health, Safety and Environmental Policy & Procedures and act in accordance with the staff handbook. All staff should hold a duty and commitment to observing Equality & Diversity policy and procedures at all times and duties must be carried out in line with relevant Equality & Diversity legislation and policies/procedures.