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Gardener

Reference number: SW-010643
  • Salary: £22,599.00 PA
  • Job Type: Jobs
  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Location: London
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To care for and maintain garden areas and green spaces.  Work will vary and be affected by seasonal variations, e.g. planting, grass cutting, pruning, clearing leaves & litter etc.  The temp will be expected to use and maintain heavy machinery such as ride-on lawn mowers, hedge trimmers as well as general garden equipment; strimmers, spades pruning equipment, and may from time to time participate in hard landscaping.

 

Candidate Profile

  • Practical experience of gardening maintenance
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge/experience of planting, pruning, and grass cutting operations.
  • Able to undertake routine maintenance of garden equipment.
  • Knowledge of horticulture, plants, the landscape and the environment.
  • Organised and able to plan out tasks.
  • Willing to work outdoors in most weathers
  • Preferred; City and Guilds Certificate or BTEC/SQA National Certificate/Diploma in Amenity Horticulture or a Royal Horticultural Society qualification
  • Good experience in grass cutting and shrub work
  • Must be able to drive, also trailer driving experience desirable but not essential

 

Please email Andreia for more info at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk or call: 020 7740 8200

Date posted: 28/07/2022

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