Garden Maintenance Technician

Aspire Cambridge

Aspire Cambridge are recruiting two Garden Maintenance Technicians on behalf of our client in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

We are looking for two Creative Garden Maintenance Technicians to join a growing team based in Cambridge, working in and around Cambridge.
  
You will take responsibility for regular client maintenance visits, taking care of and managing their designed gardens while working to ensure consistently high standards.
 
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;
  • Assisting 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 focussed on the task in hand, using your initiative to identify and resolve problems and working to an extremely high standard of maintenance in a designed garden, while delivering excellent customer service and overall attention to detail.
 
The successful applicant must have a keen interest in horticulture and previous experience in a similar role in general garden maintenance. 

You will also have the following attributes:
  • Personable and approachable
  • Flexible and able to adapt to working with other teams as required
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability 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
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Have 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 successful applicant 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. 

Start: ASAP 
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
  
If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply, please call our team on 01223 855440 or apply online.

Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this Permanent opportunity.