Landscape Operative / Landscape Gardener

Location
Canterbury
Salary
£370 - £420 per day
Posted
14 Jun 2021
Closes
12 Jul 2021
Ref
HYWD-01
Contact
Haywood Landscapes
Sector
Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Landscape Operative / Landscape Gardener

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £370.00 – £420.00 per week

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

A bit about us:

Haywood Landscapes have been designing and building beautiful gardens since 1990 when brothers Andy and Robert Wiggins established the family business. We are founder members of the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) and have won awards on three separate occasions at the Associations’ Annual Awards Ceremony. We are also Hampton Court Flower Show medallists and multiple winners of other Royal Horticultural Society awards.

The Position:

Due to expansion we are looking for a landscape operative to join the company based in Chartham Hatch near Canterbury; specialising in high quality private garden design-and-build projects, predominantly in Kent.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Assisting in the constructing of private gardens
* Working on a range of different landscaping projects
* Involvement with both hard and soft landscaping operations

Key Requirements:

* Some recent experience of landscaping, gardening, ground-works or construction (in a commercial/professional working environment - not your own garden)
* An aptitude for physical, sometimes strenuous work in all weathers
* A personable manner and positive attitude
* A desire to work within a small team creating high quality landscapes
* A reliable means to get to our yard for 7.30am daily
* A driving licence (full and clean) is desirable but not essential

Benefits:

* Competitive remuneration
* A company profit share scheme (from completion of a 12 week trial period
* Paid travel time
* Company uniform
* The job satisfaction of ‘whole project involvement’ from clearance to garden completion

Please note:

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Landscape Gardener, Landscape Operative, Experienced Groundworker, Skilled Tradesperson, Landscape, Landscaper, Garden, Grounds, Ground Maintenance Operative, General Maintenance, Garden Project Management, Bricklayer, Paver, Paving, Fencer, Fencing, Carpentry, Carpenter, Ground Work, Multi-Skilled Operator, Building Services Operator, Skilled Labourer, Skilled Trades, Multi Trade, Flagger, Grounds Worker, will all be considered.

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