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Gardener

Salary:  34,884 – £37,722 pro rata per annum  Grade: PO2
Hours per Week: 21.6 hours per week
Nature of Employment: Fixed-term Contract – 10 months from start date.
DBS: Enhanced

Horticulture jobs advert

Key Responsibilities

  1. To oversee the management of the garden and ongoing maintenance and development
  2. Supervise the gardening work of on activities such as: propagation of seedlings, planting of borders and other features, and developing a programme of seasonal maintenance of garden including revolving planting
  3. Oversee delivery for the garden including revolving planting, tree management and inspection and winter preparation. Be responsible for standards in the garden and deliver and manage the Management and Maintenance Plan
  4. Ensure that the garden engagement plans are integrated with seasonal maintenance needs.

Your Skills

  1. Managing the maintenance of Gardens and landscapes
  2. Ability to think creatively and convert ideas to create imaginative and innovative activities and experiences
  3. Ability to engage with diverse audiences across a wide ability and age ranges
  4. Ability to direct the work of volunteer staff in the garden.

Essential for The Role

  • Gardening qualification at NVQ level 3 (e.g. City and Guilds Level 3, RHS Level 3 Qualification) or relevant experience.

If you would like an informal conversation regarding the position please contact john.collins@hounslow.gov.uk or 020 8583 5972

Interviews will be held during week commencing 26 July 2021

To apply please visit www.hounslow.gov.uk/jobs

Closing date: 16th July 2021