Permanent
Engineer
Landscaping
London
£30,000 - £35,000

Groundworker - Soft Landscaping

Ref: 10497| Posted: 9th Aug 2021

Job Description / Specification:

We require a groundworker with landscaping experience for a market leading company working on wide range of services, from the delivery of large multi-phase installations to smaller, more bespoke projects, most of which incorporate soft landscaping works.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Soft landscaping skills of a high standard (planting, turfing etc).
  • Experience with the use of machinery (hedge cutters, strimmer’s, rotary lawn mowers) etc.
  • Completion of daily record paperwork, including highlighting any future requirements.
  • Ensuring works vehicle is kept in good order and all equipment is present and operational.
  • Ensuring all health and safety procedures are followed.

Requirements 

  • Candidates should reside within a reasonable travelling distance for sites around London/ East London.
  • Sole working is sometimes required; therefore, candidates should possess the confidence to work individually using their own initiative.
  • Some overtime working, including weekends will be required.
  • Good people skills.

Experience required:

  • Previous employment within the soft landscaping / grounds maintenance industry.
  • Horticultural experience.

Qualifications required:

  • Current driving license.
  • Valid CSCS card.

Attitude and skills:

  • Hardworking & Reliable.
  • Complete tasks with a high attention to detail.
  • Able to plan works methodically, using own initiative.

Benefits 

  • Regular hours on site: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4pm.
  • 28 days holiday per year (including bank holidays).
  • Overtime rates will apply 
  • Company van and expenses supplied.
  • Company uniform & all PPE supplied

Reward and benefit:

This is a progressive role within a rapidly expanding division of our company. It will allow the successful candidate the opportunity to gain qualifications and skills that will increase their earning capacity and the potential to develop a successful career within the soft landscaping industry.