• Full Time
  • Live Out
  • East Sussex
  • Salary: Up to £25,000 DOE

Website ecgrecruitment English Country Gardeners

Our client’s set up their business 4 years ago and it has rapidly grown with the help of fantastic team who all bring individual specialties to the company. This job role as an Assistant Gardener / Estate worker offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of an exciting company which continues to grow and lead the way in estate and garden management.

The business strives for excellence in everything that they do. They work with high-net-worth individuals who own beautiful large properties, estates and gardens, and as a team, they maintain these proprieties to the highest of standards. Loyalty, reliability and having professional proactive approach are absolutely essential skills required to join the team.

The Assistant Gardener / Estate Worker will have good communication and customer service skills, positive attitude, self-motivated and with high attention to detail. It is important that they are reliable, punctual and well-presented.

Applicants may be in the early stages of their career, with either a horticultural qualification or 2 years of experience working on a private estate.  Physical fitness and a willingness to work in adverse weather conditions is essential of all applicants as the role will involve outdoor duties for the majority of the time.  Candidates with a basic understanding and experience in garden maintenance are encouraged to apply, however applicants must have demonstrable experience of working on private estates, or similar sites where grounds/estate maintenance played a primary focus of the position.  The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, a personable and trustworthy character, and must possess an ability to solve problems and apply practical and pragmatic solutions where necessary.  A full driving licence is required of all applicants. A current full UK clean driving licence is essential for a manual vehicle.

Skills required for the role;

  • Competence with garden machinery/equipment use and maintenance such as tractors, trailers, chippers, chainsaws and pedestrian mowers with accreditation as required for Health and Safety compliance
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety & Compliance requirements.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • To ensure that the mechanical condition and security of vehicles and machinery used in operations is maintained in a safe and secure manner and that any defects, damage or breakdowns are reported promptly
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and polite manner with colleagues, clients and members of the public.
  • To work outdoors at all times of the year in all weather conditions
  • To understand work requirements and work to deadlines.

Other preferable skills are UK drivers’ licence with BE entitlement (trailer) and first aid.

Where the employee is qualified to drive company vehicles and tow company trailers, he/she may be required to carry out the following additional duties:

  • To drive any Company vehicle in accordance with the relevant legal requirements and Company procedures.
  • To clean vehicles and plant assigned to you and keep the vehicle in a tidy condition.
  • To ensure vehicles and plant are prepared ready for out of hours emergencies.
  • To perform minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles, as necessary.
  • Ability to undertake basic vehicle checks and to identify maintenance needs.

This exciting opportunity comes with an attractive salary, discretionary end of year bonus, 25 days paid holiday a year, Government pension scheme, All PPE, equipment, and workwear provided, continuous professional development (CPD) and overtime prospects.

The successful candidate with be required to sign a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) to protect my client’s privacy.

SALARY:        Up to £25,000 depending on experience

LOCATION:  East Sussex

JOB No:          EC42199

If this Assistant Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Bevan Andrews on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

You will need to be registered with English Country Gardeners to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Assistant Gardener vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Assistant Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Tagged as: Assistant Gardener, Estate Worker, Live Out

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JOB Ref: EC42199

Assistant Gardener

  • Full Time Live Out
  • Up to £25,000 DOE
  • East Sussex

Our client’s set up their business 4 years ago and it has rapidly grown with the help of fantastic team who all bring individual specialties to the company. This job role as an Assistant Gardener / Estate worker offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of an exciting company which continues to grow and lead the way in estate and garden management.

The business strives for excellence in everything that they do. They work with high-net-worth individuals who own beautiful large properties, estates and gardens, and as a team, they maintain these proprieties to the highest of standards. Loyalty, reliability and having professional proactive approach are absolutely essential skills required to join the team.

The Assistant Gardener / Estate Worker will have good communication and customer service skills, positive attitude, self-motivated and with high attention to detail. It is important that they are reliable, punctual and well-presented.

Applicants may be in the early stages of their career, with either a horticultural qualification or 2 years of experience working on a private estate.  Physical fitness and a willingness to work in adverse weather conditions is essential of all applicants as the role will involve outdoor duties for the majority of the time.  Candidates with a basic understanding and experience in garden maintenance are encouraged to apply, however applicants must have demonstrable experience of working on private estates, or similar sites where grounds/estate maintenance played a primary focus of the position.  The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, a personable and trustworthy character, and must possess an ability to solve problems and apply practical and pragmatic solutions where necessary.  A full driving licence is required of all applicants. A current full UK clean driving licence is essential for a manual vehicle.

Skills required for the role;

  • Competence with garden machinery/equipment use and maintenance such as tractors, trailers, chippers, chainsaws and pedestrian mowers with accreditation as required for Health and Safety compliance
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety & Compliance requirements.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • To ensure that the mechanical condition and security of vehicles and machinery used in operations is maintained in a safe and secure manner and that any defects, damage or breakdowns are reported promptly
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and polite manner with colleagues, clients and members of the public.
  • To work outdoors at all times of the year in all weather conditions
  • To understand work requirements and work to deadlines.

Other preferable skills are UK drivers’ licence with BE entitlement (trailer) and first aid.

Where the employee is qualified to drive company vehicles and tow company trailers, he/she may be required to carry out the following additional duties:

  • To drive any Company vehicle in accordance with the relevant legal requirements and Company procedures.
  • To clean vehicles and plant assigned to you and keep the vehicle in a tidy condition.
  • To ensure vehicles and plant are prepared ready for out of hours emergencies.
  • To perform minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles, as necessary.
  • Ability to undertake basic vehicle checks and to identify maintenance needs.

This exciting opportunity comes with an attractive salary, discretionary end of year bonus, 25 days paid holiday a year, Government pension scheme, All PPE, equipment, and workwear provided, continuous professional development (CPD) and overtime prospects.

The successful candidate with be required to sign a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) to protect my client’s privacy.

SALARY:        Up to £25,000 depending on experience

LOCATION:  East Sussex

JOB No:          EC42199

If this Assistant Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Bevan Andrews on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

You will need to be registered with English Country Gardeners to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Assistant Gardener vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Assistant Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Tagged as: Assistant Gardener, Estate Worker, Live Out

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