Skilled Landscaper Vacancy

Job vacancy: 
Skilled Landscaper / Team Leader
About the vacancy: 

We're currently seeking a knowledgeable skilled landscaper / team leader to join our team on a permanent full time basis.

We are aiming to expand our capacity for domestic and commercial landscaping clients within our service area of the Weald of Kent.

Requirements: 

• Have significant knowledge and experiences in landscaping.

• Qualifications in landscaping or gardening would be beneficial but not essential.

• Should be competent to carry out work such as:

• Site preparation and management.

• Cement based works (patios, paving, walling, brick and block work).

• Timber works (fencing, decking and pergolas).

• Planting (soil preparation, planting and lawn creation).

• Driveways (block, brick, gravel and preparation for hard surfaces such as tarmac).

• Ponds (simple liner ponds up to block built fish ponds).

• Garden buildings (outdoor rooms, covered pergolas and sheds)

• A working knowledge of plants, their Latin names and their individual planting requirements would be beneficial but not essential.

• A working knowledge and experience with excavation plant and machinery would be beneficial but not essential.

• Have good customer care and liaison skills.

• Be able to work productively on their own or lead other team members.

• Be open and adaptable to occasionally assisting other team members with gardening, planting, clearance or tree works.

• All applicants must have a clean driving licence, be extremely reliable and be able to pass a drug and alcohol test.

What we can offer you: 

• A fully employed position on PAYE with 28 days holiday and an invitation to our existing workplace pension scheme. Statutory sick and maternity / paternity pay.

• A full branded uniform, work clothing and safety boots / PPE.

• A work vehicle complete with a full range of tools and equipment required for the job. Shared access to machinery when required.

• Access to our cloud based resources and a well organised work schedule.

• A safe working environment with proper safety equipment and relevant risk assessments.

• Hourly wage of £14 to £20 per hour (dependant on experience and references), equivalent salary range £30,940 to £44,200.
Salary range is based 42.5 hours per week of 8.5 hour days, Monday to Friday (No Weekend Working).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

All successful applicants will be asked to do a paid trial day with existing team members in order to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities.

How to apply: 
To apply, please send you C.V. and covering letter to james@kentgardening.com or call James on 07838 229482.

Some of our clients include

  • Domestic Clients Across Kent
    Domestic Clients Across Kent
  • The Milk House Pub
    The Milk House Pub
  • Paddock Wood Town Council
    Paddock Wood Town Council
  • Jago & Jago Lettings
    Jago & Jago Lettings