Professional Gardener 162 views
- Job Type Grounds Maintenance
- Salary Offer Starting at £10 per hour
- Postal Code ST12 9DQ
- Job Location Staffordshire
- Region Midlands
- Experience Level Skilled and experienced
- Working Hours & Benefits Great salary & holidays, bonus scheme, workwear, free onsite parking. 6.45am start.
Location: Base -Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Transport: Full driving license required, trailer licence advantageous
Hours of work: Full time, 6.45am start
Salary: Starting at £10 per hour
Experience: A proven record of carrying out Gardening and to a high standard.
We are pleased that due to continued demand for our services we need a Professional Gardener to become an integral part of our team. The successful candidate will be required to work with a small team of gardeners as well as support the management of an apprentice as required.
You will be at the main base for 6.45 am (ST12 9DQ), Monday to Thursday we aim to leave the last job at 4pm and on Fridays we leave the last job at 3pm.
As a gardener you will be knowledgeable not only about shrubs and trees but also lawn care and associated tasks such as scarification, aeration and top dressing.
Minimum NVQ level 2 in Amenity Horticulture OR NVQ Level 2 in Landscaping OR a proven record of maintaining grounds to a high standard & that you have practical experience within a similar role.
Full driving licence, ideally with a trailer licence.
Enjoy working outside in all weathers.
Be physically fit.
Good motivational skills.
A good general plant knowledge and will be able to identify a minimum of 60 Trees or/and Shrubs or/and Perennials or/and Annuals including Latin names.
Able to work to deadlines.
A good amount of practical experience within a similar role – including mowing, strimming and hedge cutting to a high standard.
Work to a high standard with a keen eye for detail, showing care and thought in all you do.
Effective communication skills with other members of the team, the public and clients.
A good knowledge of Health and Safety with respects gardening and landscaping.
Look for opportunities to increase knowledge
Always look for ways to exceed a customers expectations
Treat others how you would like to be treated
Want to progress up the career ladder.
Successful candidates will receive:
Training, support and continued professional development
Excellent financial package with additional incentives and bonuses
A good work/life balance
A little bit about us:
Our company purpose and core values are very important to us and they are at the heart of everything we do. The core values set a standard that we all work towards, creating a great work environment and provide our clients with the best service possible.
To make a positive difference to all of our clients and colleagues.
The Client Focus
We ensure that the client’s needs are at the forefront of what we do.
We aim to exceed the client’s expectations and requirements.
We are attentive to detail, reliable and demonstrate expert knowledge.
The Drive to Succeed
Excellence is our minimum standard.
We think before we act, and we make a positive difference.
We are diligent, persistent and resilient.
The Golden Rule
We treat everyone as we would wish to be treated.
We are honest and open with colleagues and clients.