Under Gardeners


Reading, Berkshire or Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
£20,000 - £25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.maydencroft.co.uk [email protected] Sarah Triste

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Sunday, 28th February 2021   1 day left

We are looking to recruit two experienced gardeners to work with our Head Gardeners in maintaining the grounds, lawns and hedges at two separate estates. Positions are based either in Reading, Berkshire or Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.

We are looking to appoint two gardeners with excellent work ethic and the ability to look at the bigger picture.

Working for Maydencroft within this role your responsibilities will be:

  • Maintaining the gardens, hedges, lawns and various borders through weeding, mulching and plant care.
  • Roads, drives and paths.
  • Equipment - There will be a broad range of garden, grounds, turf care and other relevant machinery, the successful candidate will also be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of equipment.
  • Employees - Working directly under the Head Gardener, you will benefit from their knowledge and experience - Continued development is essential.
  • Health and Safety - The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the highest level of Health and Safety within their work.
  • Willingness to travel to other sites during the winter months as and when required.

Essential Requirements

  • 3 years industry experience.
  • Strong plant and horticultural knowledge.
  • Professional and presentable demeanor with positive client liaison skills.
  • Horticulture qualification level 2 or equivalent.
  • Full, clean driving licence.
  • Mechanical knowledge of industry equipment and machinery.

Desirable Requirements

  • Landscape industry knowledge
  • Emergency first aid at work.
  • PA1, PA6 safe use of pesticides.

As an employee of Maydencroft you can expect to receive all the usual benefits plus - Annually increasing holiday entitlement, use of modern company vehicles, all work wear and PPE provided. All our employees have the opportunity for further career development and to work in beautiful surroundings..

Full time - Monday - Friday 40 hours

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