A local organisation / park near Abingdon is looking for a Head Gardener / Ground Maintenance to be responsible for the maintenance of the gardens and grounds of the park with the ability to multi-task across all the disciplines and also cover some other positions within the organisation which you will be fully trained on.
Outline of Duties
To undertake a wide variety of horticultural duties, particularly rose bed maintenance pruning, dead heading, edging etc and carry out the maintenance of shrubs, planting, pruning, grass seeding and grass cutting to a high standard, including laying turf, maintenance, site preparation and construction as necessary.
To be responsible for allocated machinery and duties will include routine general maintenance and cleaning, arranging for quotes and periodical servicing of equipment in addition to the care of a range of hand tools and plant.
Car parking duties as necessary that is to organise parking at times and the ability to work in all weather conditions.
The position also includes some administration and use of the facility's IT system, so you need to have the ability to inter-change with all roles and team members to assist in the day-to-day running of the Park. This requires a high level of multi-tasking and willingness to work inside the building as well as outside in the gardens.You need to have good communication skills, work well in a team and have integrity and commitment.
Based just outside Abingdon so you would need to drive to get to the location, salary of £26k is offered,
9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday with overtime, work clothes are provided. If this sounds like the job for you please send your cv