Gardener - 40976

Location : North London
Salary : 22-25K DOE
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 40976

My Client based in North London are looking for a skilled Gardener to join their Team.Working within this beautiful Grade 2 listed Estate.  You will be assisting the Head Gardener in maintaining the grounds to a very high standard.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Assisting the Head Gardener to ensure the gardens are developed and maintained to the highest standards.
  • Developing a knowledge of all formal gardens and the specific practices required for each area.
  • Pruning and maintaining shrubs, trees and herbacous plants.
  • Soil cultivation and bed preparation.
  • Planting a wide variety of trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and bedding plants, as per the planting schedule and layouts given by the Head Gardener.
  • Weeding of all areas.
  • Applying mulches.
  • Applying fertililisers where appropriate.
  • Watering
  • Lawn mowing and maintenance ?? strimming, edging, scarifying etc.
  • Maintaining paths and roads, including leaf blowing and power washing.
  • Maintaining water features and associated pumps and filtration systems.
  • Maintaining garden structures including sheds, fences, walls and gates.
  • Using and maintaining hand tools and basic garden machinery (leaf blowers, strimmers, lawnmowers) safely and effectively.
  • Using ladders and platforms where appropriate.
  • Using lifting equipment where appropriate.
  • Ensuring all equipment and machinery is properly cared for and informing the Head Gardener of any problems.
  • Checking and maintenance of irrigation system and informing Head Gardener of any issues.
  • Upholding all health & safety regulations and ensure that other team members are compliant.
  • Keeping all working areas in an orderly manner.
  • Partake in out of hours garden maintenance duties if requested.
  • Assisting at the Principal??s other properties if required.

Please quote 40976 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)