Apply for this job now

Assistant Gardener

Location
Lewes, Sussex
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Jul 2024

Assistant Gardener

A rare opportunity to join established friendly team in looking after our clients beautiful Estate based near Lewes.

Salary £26K to £30K depending on skills and experience hours 8am to 4.30pm. Some flexibility required during summer to cover holidays. 21days holiday plus statutory days. 5% employers Pension Contribution. Must be a car owner driver.

General overview

  • Experienced in pruning techniques e.g. Roses, Fruit trees, Ornamental trees & shrubs.
  • Planting of trees, shrubs, perennials & annuals
  • Pruning various plant species including roses, fruit trees, shrubs etc.
  • Grass cutting & lawn maintenance.
  • Horticultural qualification to RHS level 2 or equivalent helpful not essential.
  • Problem solving approach.
  • Approachable and positive.
  • Digger experience desirable.
  • Able to plan, prioritise work and take responsibility for a given task.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Physically fit.
  • Flexible be willing to give support where necessary and be able to change plans at short notice to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Machine maintenance experience desirable.
  • Flexible be willing to give support where necessary and be able to change plans at short notice to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Able to deputise for Head Gardener in delivering guided tours when called on.
    • Carry out all horticultural tasks to a high standard.
    • An understanding of ornamental plants including identification of both Latin and common names.
    • PA1 & PA6 desirable
      • PPE provided by the estate to be looked after and maintained.
Apply for this job now

Details

  • Job Reference: 1378957970-2
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Solutions 2 Recruitment
  • Location: Lewes, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent