Gardener - with Driving Licence

Recruiter
Hays Building
Location
Manchester
Salary
Up to £8.64 per hour
Posted
03 Apr 2018
Closes
01 May 2018
Ref
2782744
Contact
Steve Elliott
Job Function
Maintenance
Job position
Advisor
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Hours
Full Time

Gardener Required. 6 month temp to perm role. Full, clean, driving Licence required



Your new company
You will be working for a higher educational facility based in Manchester who have a requirement for Gardening staff within their large Estates Team.

Your new role
You will carry out a range of grounds maintenance and landscaping duties. You will be involved with a range of duties including, but not limited to, Grounds Maintenance, Agriculture, Soft Landscaping, Hard Landscaping, Weed Control, Vehicle Safety checks, Equipment Maintenance and Driving. Working days are Tuesday to Saturday. Training will be provided.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have experience of grounds maintenance operations and gardening with experience of working to tight deadlines, in hazardous areas, with a range of vehicles, with a range of mechanical and specialised equipment and as part of a team. You will have an up to date knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and manual handling techniques. Ideally, you will also be qualified with a relevant Horticultural qualification such as NVQ Level 2 (Ideally) and the safe use of pesticides. A full, clean, UK driving licence is also necessary for this role due to the duties involved.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive hourly rate working on a 35 hour week. Overtime rates are available and you will be fully equipped with PPE and any tools and vehicles required to do the job. The role is for an immediate start and will be ongoing subject to performance. For the right candidate this role with also lead to permanent employment.

What you need to do now
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