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23/06/2023

Overview

A gardener is responsible for planting, maintaining, and caring for various types of plants and gardens, including flowers, vegetables, trees, and shrubs. Gardeners work in a variety of settings, including residential homes, public parks, golf courses, and botanical gardens.

Responsibilities

  • Planting and maintaining plants and gardens, including watering, fertilizing, pruning, and weeding.
  • Mowing lawns, trimming hedges, and maintaining outdoor spaces.
  • Using and maintaining gardening equipment, such as lawn mowers, hedge trimmers, and shears.
  • Managing and controlling pests and diseases that may affect the garden.
  • Following landscape designs and plans to ensure that gardens and outdoor spaces are aesthetically pleasing.
  • Providing advice and recommendations to clients on plant selection, garden design, and landscaping.
  • Keeping records of planting, maintenance, and inventory of plants and gardening equipment.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in gardening, landscaping, or a related field is preferred but not always required.
  • Physical ability to perform gardening tasks, including lifting heavy objects, kneeling, and bending.
  • Knowledge of plant species, garden design, and landscaping techniques.
  • Familiarity with gardening equipment and tools.
  • Availability to work weekends and holidays as needed.

Skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Problem-solving skills to identify and address issues that may affect plant growth and health.
  • Customer service skills to interact with clients and provide advice and recommendations.
  • Time management skills to complete tasks within deadlines.
Note: As a condition of employment, you will be required to provide us with all necessary documents to prove your right to work in the UK, such as a passport or visa, as well as any employment references we may request. Failure to provide these documents may result in the withdrawal of any job offer made to you or the termination of your employment.
Experience
Min 2 years
Work Level
Mid-Level
Employment Type
Part Time
Salary
20k - 30k / year
Sandy’s Recruitment
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Industry
Human Resources
Company size
10 employees
Phone
+44 7754790464 +44 775479**** Show
Location
Colchester