Grounds Keeper / Horticulture Role

8.63 - 11.93 GBP Hourly
04 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a professional candidate to join our Horticulture team on an ongoing temporary basis. We are based just on the outskirts of Woking town centre.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance, harvesting and cultivating of the establishments gardens, ensuring protected cropping is grown and harvested to the highest standards. You will be responsible for teaching others how to do this also.

Some responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

-Maintain correct field-scale soil husbandry, ensuring all stages of crop development are followed in accordance with good horticultural practice

-Maintain the growing plant/crop to ensure optimum development and/or cropping, ensuring that the plants needs are fully met.

-Maintain effective biological pest control measures and any necessary chemical crop protection programmes.

-Ensure produce grown on-site is prepared and packaged appropriately, taking into consideration appropriate labelling, grading and overall presentation.

-Maintain sports fields as per agreed plan with both the Farms and Gardens Manager and PE Department.

-Carry out preventative pest control measures across area of responsibility.

-Carry out fabric and tool checks of workshops and maintain security of areas, logging any tool/equipment faults.

-Undertake planned maintenance programme on machinery.

-Contribute to Health and Safety risk assessments relating to the workshop/work of area and specialist areas.

You will need to have experience of teaching to be considered for this post.

Due to the nature of this role, an SC clearance will be processed on your behalf before you can start working.

The hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm with an hour for lunch.

The hourly rate for this role is GBP8.63 increasing to GBP11.93 per hour after 12 weeks. Holiday hours are also accrued on a weekly basis.

Please call Emily on (Apply online only) or apply online today

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