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We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic people to join our team and help to deliver the best possible service to our ever-growing customer base. If you can see yourself being part of our success story, please get in touch.

Plant Maintenance Technician - London

Responsible for: Maintaining tropical and replica plant displays

Responsible to: Peter Gregory, General Manager

We currently require a Plant Maintenance Technician to work within an experienced maintenance team at our London South West office covering a number of sites in London South, central and North.

The role will be to deliver high quality plant maintenance to our plant displays and give high levels of customer care service to our customers, their staff and visitors.

The Plant Maintenance Technician will be expected to –

  • To clean, water, feed and control pests and diseases on live plant material;
  • To replace dead, dying or overgrown plants;
  • To clean and maintain replica plants when necessary;
  • To complete maintenance dockets accurately and obtain customer signatures;
  • To ensure all maintenance is carried out on a regular basis;
  • To always act as a representative of the company, and to ensure that the customer is completely satisfied;
  • To work in the plant store as and when required;
  • To work on installations when required;
  • To carry out exterior plant maintenance when required;
  • To inform the General Manager of anything that may be useful in securing sales, including any information of use in the securing of additional maintenance contracts;
  • To initiate suggestions and report customer comments for improvement to the company’s performance;
  • To obtain whilst at work, all relevant information on the activities of competitors;

To apply, please complete the application form at the foot of this page.

 

 

Installations & Exterior Plant Maintenance Operative - Central & West London

We are creating a new role for a full or part time “passionate plant person” to join our London team.

The role involves:

· Delivering and installing tropical plant displays, maintaining indoor & outdoor plants
· Early start, early finish – hours generally 6.30am – 2.30pm
· Driving in Central London. At least 7 years driving experience essential
· Heavy lifting of plants & compost involved, working with our experienced team
· Natural enthusiasm and initiative is key
· Exterior knowledge important and experience preferred but training will be given
· Positive “can do” attitude and good sense of humour is essential to fit into our team
· Salary depends on relevant experience – from £21,000 pro rata plus profit & performance bonuses

To apply, please complete the application form at the foot of this page

 

 

Interior Plant Technician – North West

We currently looking for an Interior Plant Technician to work within an experienced maintenance and installation team at our Cheshire office and throughout the North West area.

The role will include installing plant-related products into customer sites and providing a maintenance service to the plant displays on your given route. Customer care is a major part of the role, so you will be expected to give a great customer care service to our customers, their staff and visitors.

The Maintenance Technician will be expected to –

  • Have good customer care skills.
  • Communicate effectively with clients on site.
  • Deal professionally with all clients requests.
  • Communicate efficiently with our Interior manager regarding client issues that cannot be dealt with immediately on site.
  • Positively promote the image and interests of the company.
  • Provide regular feedback on quality or client issues to our Interior manager.
  • Be responsible of the care and correct use of all equipment and vehicles that have been issued to you.

As part of the team the successful technician will also assist our Interior Manager with both the installation and organisation of the delivery of our Christmas service.

Experience in this sector is preferred but by no means necessary, we are looking for the right attitude over everything else, a positive attitude and outlook coupled with our training and safe working, we can produce some really exceptional employees that will have the opportunity to progress within our growing organisation.

Technicians must hold a full driving licence to be able to drive company vehicles.

A small van, phone and uniform will be provided.

Starting salary – £17,000 + depending on experience increasing to £19,000 per year.

To apply, please complete the application form at the foot of this page.

 

 

Depot Manager - Matlock Office, Derbyshire

We have a role for a Depot Manager based at our Matlock office. The role will include the following responsibilities:

  1. Day to Day Depot Management
  2. Scheduling Grounds Maintenance
  3. Health & Safety
  4. Quality Control
  5. Apprentice Training

Working hours will vary depending on the season. The split and hours of work are as follows:

  • Summer/Winter split
    Summer = March – November
    Winter = December – February
  • Summer hours – 45hrs/week Mon – Fri 06.00 – 16.00
  • Winter hours – 35hrs/week 4 days out of 5/week 06.30 – 16.15

Please apply for package details.

 

 

Exterior Grounds Operative Apprentice - Matlock Office, Derbyshire

We currently require horticulturalists to join our expanding grounds teams within the midlands and the north.  Applicants must have a keen interest and passion for horticulture.  This will be very much a ‘hands on’ roll, with candidates expected to be working towards a horticultural qualification. as well as more practical based skills such as PA1 and PA6.

The Exterior Grounds Operative Apprentice will be expected to –

  • To carry out grounds maintenance tasks to include mowing, strimming, pruning and weed killing;
  • To work on landscaping projects;
  • To complete maintenance dockets accurately and obtain customer signatures;
  • To complete time sheets and to ensure all paperwork is handed in promptly;
  • To ensure all maintenance is carried out on a regular basis;
  • To always act as a representative of the company, and to ensure that the customer is completely satisfied;
  • To comply with all relevant health and safety requirements;
  • To undertake any other duties required by Management within the job holder’s competence.

Experience Required

Essential

  • Ability to communicate easily at all levels.

Special Characteristics of the job

  • A large amount of travel is involved;
  • Dealing with members of the public.

To apply, please complete the application form at the foot of this page.

 

 

Exterior Grounds Operative - Matlock Office, Derbyshire

We currently require horticulturalists to join our expanding grounds teams within the midlands and the north.  Applicants must have a keen interest and passion for horticulture.  This will be very much a ‘hands on’ roll, with candidates expected to have qualifications such as Level 2 or 3 in horticulture as well as more practical based skills such as PA1 and PA6.

The Exterior Grounds Operative will be expected to –

  • To carry out grounds maintenance tasks to include mowing, strimming, pruning and weed killing;
  • To work on landscaping projects;
  • To complete maintenance dockets accurately and obtain customer signatures;
  • To complete time sheets and to ensure all paperwork is handed in promptly;
  • To ensure all maintenance is carried out on a regular basis;
  • To always act as a representative of the company, and to ensure that the customer is completely satisfied;
  • To inform the General Manager of anything that may be useful in securing sales, including any information of use in the securing of additional maintenance contracts;
  • To initiate suggestions and report customer comments for improvement to the company’s performance;
  • To comply with all relevant health and safety requirements;
  • To undertake any other duties required by Management within the job holder’s competence.

Experience Required

Essential

  • Experience of grounds maintenance machinery;
  • Horticultural qualifications;
  • Ability to communicate easily at all levels;
  • Current full driving licence.

Special Characteristics of the job

  • A large amount of travel is involved;
  • Dealing with members of the public.

To apply, please complete the application form at the foot of this page.

 

 

 

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