Garden Maintenance Technician

Location
England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
Salary
£22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
09 Jan 2018
Closes
23 Jan 2018
Ref
00077662
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Creative Garden Maintenance Technician (salary £10 per hour depending on experience) is needed to join a family-run business offering clients completely turnkey design and build services.

Required, a Creative Garden Maintenance Technician to join a growing team based in Longstanton, working in and around Cambridge. You'll take responsibility for regular maintenance visits for our clients, taking care of and managing their designed gardens while working to ensure consistently high standards in line with our Company ethics.

Other key tasks and responsibilities of the successful Garden Maintenance Technician include:-
- Garden maintenance with varying tasks according to the season and in line with an agreed plan;
- Pre-planning jobs for each garden and keeping accurate records;
- Taking responsibility for general upkeep of equipment, company van, storage units etc;
- Assist with knowledge and skills transfer, overseeing and monitoring progress for a trainee member of staff.

This is a busy role which requires you to stay focused on the task in hand, using your initiative to identify and resolve problems and working to an extremely high standard of maintenance of a pre-designed garden while delivering excellent customer service and overall attention to detail.

The successful Garden Maintenance Technician must have a keen interest in horticulture and previous experience in a similar role in general garden maintenance. You must also have the following attributes:
- Personable and approachable
- Flexible and able to adapt to working with other teams as required
- Able to multi-task
- Able to manage clients and deliver excellent customer service
- Excellent communication skills
- Attention to detail and able to keep accurate records
- Self-motivated and willing to learn
-Able to work well within a team
- A full clean driving licence and access to own transport (Company van provided for client visits)

Experience with hedge cutting and strimming equipment is essential. Desirable qualifications include RHS levels 1 and 2, PA 1 and 6 spraying certificates, trailer licence and holding a CSCS card. This role requires a good level of physical fitness and involves heavy lifting at times.

In return, the Garden Maintenance Technician will have the opportunity to grow and develop their overall skills within a busy team. Opportunities for progression are available within this company for the right person. If you are interested in this garden maintenance role and feel you meet the requirements above, please apply today, they are keen to meet you.

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