Kickstart Role – Garden Maintenance

Website Graduate Gardeners Ltd

Built award winning gardens

Contracted Hours:

25 Hours per week

Working Pattern:

Hours vary weekly between Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm.

Hourly Rate:

National Minimum Wage based on age

Job Placement Summary :

About us:

For nearly 50 years, since 1974, We have designed and built award winning gardens throughout Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties, and our garden landscaping projects include front and rear gardens in local towns such as Cheltenham, Cirencester and Bristol, along with large village and country gardens throughout the Cotswolds and beyond. Due to recent success combined with growth, we are now seeking a proactive

Role purpose:

Garden maintenance represents the regular care involved in keeping a garden looking a certain way. Of course, this means different things for different people. You will get more involved garden maintenance if the garden is out of order. Undertake general grounds maintenance duties- ensuring a very high standard of work is maintained at all times.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications:

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Carry out routine checks on equipment
  • Cutting of grass with a rotary mower or ride on mower (dependent on location) and tidying area after.
  • Trimming of gardens and grassed areas.
  • Weed spraying with appropriate chemicals
  • Litter picking grassed areas before cutting grass.
  • Cutting of hedges and pruning when required, taking care and attention. Sweeping of paths, leaving area clean and tidy.
  • Cleaning of all tools and equipment after use.
  • Various grounds maintenance tasks
  • Experience in a similar role would be beneficial but not essential
  • Hard working with a willingness to learn new skills.
  • Self motivated and enjoy working as part of a supportive team

What’s in it for you:

  • First aid and Health and safety training provided.
  • 30 days paid holiday including bank holidays
  • Staff uniform provided.
  • A great team and an appealing work environment.
  • Full training provided

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