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jobs description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Horticultural Specialist/Grounds Maintenance responsible for the grounds and gardens of a large private residential house based in the Parish of St Lawrence, Jersey, Channel Islands.

Large landscaped gardens which extends to over 2 acres of lawns and shrubbed areas, extended flower beds and patio areas to maintain.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have a recognised horticultural qualification and proven experience gardening in high-end gardens, both private domestic and commercial sites.

Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

Horticulture
• All aspects of horticulture; specialised and more general
• Company Van inclusive in this role
• All aspects of lawn care
• Soft & Hard landscaping
• Weed control activity
• Sweeping and maintenance of hard surfaces / furniture within the gardens
• Tending to beds, borders and containers
• Specialised pruning and trimming
• Maintenance/cleaning of water features and day... to day maintenance of irrigation systems
• Safe operation of machinery

As well as exceptional horticultural ability the candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills/qualities:
• Cooperative and enthusiastic nature
• Ability to work positively in a team
• Willing to take direction and follow instruction as required
• Able to work independently and take ownership for work
• High levels of energy and self-motivation
• Strong attention to detail
• A pro-active and can-do attitude
• Good time-management
• Ability to work under pressure
• · Strong work ethic
• · Integrity and discretion

A full clean driving licence is preferred for this role.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £35,000.00 per year

Benefits:
• Company car
• Company pension
• Flexitime
• On-site parking

Schedule:
• Monday to Friday
• Weekend availability

Experience:
• Gardening: 3 years (required)

Licence/Certification:
• UK Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person
United Kingdom

salary-criteria

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