Title: Junior Gardener
Hours: 40 Hours a Week, Mon – Fri, 8am-5pm
Salary: Up to £26,000
Location: Across Multi Sites
Preferred: Own Vehicle with Clean Driving License (Mileage Allowance)
Preferred: PA1 / PA6 Qualifications
Purpose of Role
- Responsibility for the quality and appearance of the Nursery chain and other relevant clients, delivering a full range of grounds maintenance services.
- Working with another senior team member on a regional area of circa 10 nurseries in the Kent, Surrey, London settings
- Assisting with wider project works and new openings etc.
- Ensuring the service is continuously improved, and the specification is met and exceeded.
- · Horticultural grounds maintenance tasks at all Fennies sites working to a pre-planned schedule
- · General maintenance of grounds e.g. Grass cutting, clearing of debris, leaves, litter, hedge, weeding, lawn maintenance, jet washing, gutter & gully clearance and shrub trimming, etc.
- · Driving company vehicles and transporting plant, machinery, and equipment
- · Chemical and hand-weed control
- · Ensuring that all visited locations are left in a clean and tidy state
- · Maintenance of records relating to tasks performed, timesheets, materials, vehicles and equipment
- · Reporting any damage or vandalism to Fennies Facilities Manager
- · Maintenance of vehicles and machinery and reporting vehicles defects
- · Use of appropriate tools and equipment including the operation of powered hand tools, minor plant and machinery
- · Excellent communication skills
- · A knowledge of hard and soft landscaping
- · Horticultural and / or tree experience
- · Resilience under pressure
- · Ability to work to laid down schedules
- · Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative
- · Excellent customer service
- · Enthusiasm, drive, ambition, and commitment
- · Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and safety procedures
- · PA1/PA6 qualifications are desirable
- · Vehicle trailer license advantageous
- · Own Vehicle would be ideal for this current position – Mileage allowance claimable through expenses