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Lawn Technician / Greenkeeper

Lawn Tiger Ltd
5.0 out of 5
Horley
£27,000 - £31,000 a year - Full-time

Location

Horley

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Sick pay

Full job description

Lawn Technician opportunity

  • Love working outdoors?
  • Experienced in professional lawn care or greenkeeping?
  • Enjoy working alongside great people?
  • Want to expand your career and reap lots of benefits at the same time?

This could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We’re a leading (and growing), independent lawn care company based in Horley, operating in east Surrey, West Sussex and east Kent. We are looking for an experienced full time Lawn Technician, who will be rewarded with above average industry pay, a great bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance, ongoing development opportunities and use of a van for commuting and work.

What’s involved:

You’ll be responsible for delivering exceptional service to your designated customers. Working to a defined schedule using company app on your supplied phone, you will expertly apply fertiliser, weed and moss treatments, through to aeration, scarification, overseeding and top-dressing services during spring and autumn. You’ll also be confident taking the lead on lawn renovations, either flying solo or as part of a small team.

You’ll need to identify lawn issues and find solutions, as well as advising, recommending, and selling additional services or necessary lawn care improvements – both during new customer lawn surveys and ongoing visits. Your high standards will ensure your van, machinery and equipment are kept clean and tidy.

What we need from you:

  • Recent experience (3+ years) of professional lawn care, greenkeeping or sports turf care is a must. This must include proven experience of fertiliser and selective herbicide application with knapsacks, boom sprayers and pedestrian spreaders, use of scarifiers, aerators and mowers.
  • PA1/PA6 Certification
  • Excellent customer facing skills, with good verbal and written communication
  • High standards of care and attention to detail in all aspects of the job
  • A full, clean UK driving licence for manual vehicles, with an excellent driving
  • record
  • The ability to identify lawn conditions or problems and provide solutions
  • Comfortable to work alone, outside and in all weather conditions
  • Reliability and flexibility – such as willingness to work additional hours in
  • seasonal peaks
  • A trustworthy, friendly and collaborative approach in line with our company values
  • Must be presentable with excellent organisation and timekeeping skills
  • A good level of fitness, due to the physical nature of the role
  • A genuine desire to learn, as training and career progression is encouraged
  • To live within a 30-minute drive of Horley, Surrey in rush hour traffic

Reap the benefits:

  • £27,000 - £31,000 per annum (based on experience)
  • A great company contributory pension
  • A bonus scheme (following completion of your probation period)
  • Generous holiday allowance: in addition to 20 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays) there will be extra leave over Christmas
  • Great work/life balance with normal working week hours and no standard weekend or bank holiday working
  • A company van, following your training and induction period
  • A company uniform and phone
  • Get to use a range of top spec machinery for the best results
  • Training that will boost your skills and develop your career
  • Positively influence how we shape and grow

More about us:

Lawn Tiger is an ambitious, family run, lawn care specialist company and we’re thrilled to be the most highly rated, independent lawn care company in our area. We provide year-round services to lawns within a 20-mile radius of Horley and we’ve been rejuvenating and maintaining lush lawns since 2016. We’re a team who care about people, the environment and getting exceptional results for our customers.

Please apply through Indeed and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £27,000.00-£31,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Sick pay

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Commission pay

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a UK full, clean diving licence?
  • Please summarise your skills and experience of professional lawn care or greenkeeping.

Experience:

  • Lawn Care or Greenkeeping applying pesticides & fertilisers: 3 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • PA1 and PA6 certification (required)

Work Location: On the road