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Skilled Gardener/Horticulturist - job post

The Humble-Bee Gardeners
Ludlow
£24,960 - £31,200 a year - Part-time, Full-time

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Pay

  • £24,960 - £31,200 a year

Job type

  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Day shift

Location

Ludlow

Benefits
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  • Company events
  • Employee discount

Full job description

Our team provides eco conscious garden design, garden management and skilled garden maintenance around the beautiful area of Ludlow, as well as growing award-winning hardy perennials in our small nursery. We are now looking for another experienced Horticulturist to join our growing team.

Candidates must:

  • Be physically fit and able to undertake all garden related duties and be prepared to work all year round
  • Have demonstrated horticultural ability, good plant identification skills and a genuine passion for the work
  • Be willing to work alongside us to ensure the highest horticultural standards are maintained
  • Be adaptable and flexible and enjoy being part of a close-knit team, whilst being able to work alone where needed and show initiative
  • Have good communication skills and high levels of customer service.
  • Be reliable and trustworthy to represent our company ethos
  • Have a keen eye of detail and pride in your work
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of health and safety practices and legislation
  • Ideally a minimum of RHS Level 2 or similar is required and 2 years full time year-round practical experience.
  • An understanding and interest in naturalistic planting and garden principles is desirable
  • Hold a full UK drivers license and have use of your own car

About the position

As a member of the team, you will:

  • Maintain and develop a range of gardens to a high standard
  • Be responsible for your own set of specialist tools, provided by us
  • Typical duties for the role include seasonal border maintenance such as weeding, mulching, plant division and pruning; Specialist wisteria, rose and orchard pruning; planting and working from designs
  • Develop good relationships with the clients, providing advice and consultation where appropriate (skill dependant)
  • Occasionally help in maintaining our plant nursery stock
  • Attend flower shows and plant sales
  • Potential involvement in garden design if you have the desire and skill.
  • Dependant on individual skill level, desire and ability, take on further responsibilites with leading teams, overseeing work and managing specific garden developments.

We are a close-knit team and value the differing strengths of our team members. We are always looking for new practices and techniques to improve our work and enjoy experimenting to this end. We work closely with our sister company The Humble-Bee Landscaping & Construction Ltd. who create the hard landscaping for our projects, along with specialist woodworking.

If you think this could be the career for you, we look forward to hearing from you!

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Pay: £24,960.00-£31,200.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Employee discount

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Experience:

  • Gardening: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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