Our client, is a public distance learning and Research University, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.
They are looking to recruit an Estates Gardener to join their team. This role is to start ASAP until 19 August 2022, working hours are Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 & Friday 07:30 - 15:30, paying between £11.27 & £11.87 per hour dependant on experience.
Main responsibilities :
General gardening, including grass mowing, hedge trimming, watering/feeding/planting around the grounds, also litter collection & emptying of the litter bins around the campus.
Develop a personal knowledge and understanding of the hard and soft landscaping on campus and local area sites and to report any defects in the landscaping once discovered.
To use own judgement on the condition and safe operation of grounds equipment including the inspection, driving and operation of tractors/mowers and power take off devices.
Basic knowledge of plants, grounds and gardening techniques.
Sound knowledge and experience of using all grounds maintenance equipment.
If this is the ideal role for you, please apply online or call Sophie Holmes or Angela Hoxley on 01908 246715 to discuss further