Landscaper

Recruiter
Cole & Yates Recruitment
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Feb 2018
Closes
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SKILLED LANDSCAPERS - CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

We are recruiting for an experienced landscaper on behalf of a national landscape services business specialising in new build landscaping projects, encompassing both soft and hard landscape installs, ranging from small domestic designs up to +GBP2m bespoke projects.

They are looking to recruit an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced landscaper for the Thames Valley region, based out of their Reading office.

Alongside the skillset summarised below, it is essential candidates are self-starters (able to work unsupervised), keen to get stuck in and make a positive contribution to the team, contract and company.

Person Specification

?? Proven experience in groundworks preparation for lawns and soft landscaping

?? Scoping the cut and fill process, for on-site soil movements and ensured levels

?? Laying of lawns for domestic and commercial properties

?? Attention to detail to ensure quality finish and the long-term success of laid lawns

?? Basic knowledge of tree and plant choices, suited to design, location and soil

?? Proven experience in the installation of soft landscapes including trees

?? Knowledge of aftercare, where supporting the maintenance element beyond install

?? Attention to details to ensure the long-term success of installed landscapes

?? Excellent people skills with a focus on positive Customer Care

Essential and Desirable Extras

Essential

?? Driving license

?? Use of associated machinery (Rotavators, Diggers, Dumpers, etc.,)

?? Flexible working hours

Desirable

?? New build landscape installations, Turf/Landscape qualification, CSCS

?? PA1/PA6 Spraying License

?? Able to offer solutions to the challenges of ground/weather conditions and other site works

Package

Salary up to GBP21,000 + Regular Overtime, dependent on skillset and experience.

Relevant operational training relevant to business need and personal development.

Potential for career progression within the business as regional client base develops.