Skilled Horticulturalist

25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits
03 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an enthusiastic and reliable Horticulturalist local to Devon & want a great working environment? We are looking for dynamic people to organize and assist with the build and maintenance of High-end Gardens, ensuring all services are delivered to a high standard that meets customer expectations. The Horticultualist will work to their own initiative and as part of a team identifying opportunities for improvement and driving business development.

Our client is a growing business that strives for quality and customer experience. As part of their growth plans this year they are now looking to recruit a Horticulturalist.

The successful candidate will work to their own initiative and organize resources to deliver an effective service delivery of Horticulture and Gardening duties including:

Sowing seeds, planting bulbs and ornamental plants
Growing plants from cuttings and by grafting
Taking care of plants - watering, weeding, pruning, feeding and spraying
Mowing grass, cutting dead growth and branches, and general tidying
Hedge planting
lawn renovations
general garden maintenance
The successful candidate will have :

The full UK driving license (essential)
Motivation to learn and progress within the company
A proven record of accomplishment in all aspects of Horticulture
The ability to self-motivate and the desire to work within a team
Competent in using the appropriate power tools where required
Certificates in spraying (PA1 PA6) and/or a CSCS card would be an advantage.
Previous experience in grounds maintenance services and the ability to operate a range of horticultural equipment including power and hand tools, push and ride-on mowers, strimmers, hedge cutting equipment Chainsaws, etc
Excellent awareness of Health & Safety and implementing procedures
Proven ability to achieve/exceed business objectives
Experience implementing quality standards and working to customer specifications
In return for this, the Horticulturalist will be working in a fun environment, Joining a team that believes in a work-hard, play-hard approach

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