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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.

Installations & Exterior Plant Maintenance Operative - West & Central London

We are creating a new role for a full or part time “passionate plant person” at our London West branch.

The role involves delivering and installing tropical plant displays & maintaining outdoor plants in and around London and will include early start, early finish – hours generally 6.30am – 2.30pm.

You will be expected to:
· Drive in central London. At least 6 years driving experience essential.
· Heavy lifting of plants & compost involved, working with our experienced team
· Natural enthusiasm and initiative is key
· 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

Plant Maintenance Technician - York

Position is based at the York Designer Outlet, where we supply and maintain plant displays within the shopping malls and at many of the restaurants at the centre.

The role is part-time, estimated to be 30-35 hours per month, and must be completed “out of hours” i.e. after 20:30hrs and before 09:30hrs. Within these constraints there can be some flexibility as to the number of days worked each month, and whether work is carried out in the evening or early morning. It is expected that shifts will typically be a minimum of 3 – 3.5 hours long.

The Plant Maintenance Technician will be responsible for:

  • cleaning, watering and feeding the plant displays, ensuring that the monthly schedule is followed:
  • pruning as necessary to maintain shape and/or promote new growth;
  • checking for pests and diseases, and treating within set guidelines;
  • changing plants as necessary;
  • completing maintenance dockets accurately, obtaining customer signatures;
  • completing timesheets and ensuring that all paperwork is submitted promptly;
  • complying with all relevant health and safety requirements;
  • undertaking any other duties required by Management within the job holder’s competence.

Additional hours may be offered occasionally to help with new installations across the York and North East areas.

Horticultural experience would be an advantage but is not essential. Full training will be given. The successful candidate will:

  • be enthusiastic, conscientious, and able to communicate easily at all levels;
  • have a keen interest in horticulture and tropical/sub-tropical plants
  • hold a full and clean driving licence;
  • be happy to undertake physical tasks, such as installing and moving plant displays
  • be able to work individually, and as part of a team, and be able to manage their own schedule.

Job Type: Part-time

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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