gardener in haverfordwest

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£ 8.09 per hour
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haverfordwest, pembrokeshire
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£ 8.09 per hour
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job description

Are you an Experienced Gardener?

Do you like working outdoors?

Are you looking for a role where you can take pride in your work?

Then we want to hear from you!

Main Purpose of Role;

To successfully complete a range of skilled horticultural and ground maintenance duties to ensure
the council's parks, open spaces and housing communal gardens are maintained to a high standard.
The post can operate across a range of sites throughout the surrounding area and the work
undertaken may vary depending on seasons.


Main responsibilities
Undertake a range of specialist tasks including:

* Grass cutting using ride on cylinder or rotary mowers, hand mowers and strimmers
* Shrub pruning and hedge cutting using hedge cutters and hand tools
* Soil cultivation; digging, forking, mulching, raking, weeding, edging.
* Prepare, plant and maintain annual bedding beds.
* Shrub and tree planting
* Clearing leaves and litter, including the use of a leaf blower.
* Assisting with tree works using shredders, chippers and stump grinders as necessary
* Application of herbicides and pesticides and be competent in keeping accurate spraying records
* Basic maintenance of horticultural plant and machinery
* Emptying of litter bins as required
* Litter picking of sites and wider areas as required
* Watering of trees, shrubs and bedding displays
* Ability to tow trailers of varying sizes in a safe manner to transport horticultural machinery, shrub pruning's or tree cuttings as the job dictates.
* Drivers need to be able to carry our daily safety checks and be able to confidently manoeuvre and reverse trailers in areas with restricted access and space.
* To execute workmanship to a high standard and ensure it is carried out in strict compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other relevant legislation covering safety in the workplace for self and others.
* Plan and organise the work, materials and equipment according to priorities, the size and complexity of the job, the need to minimise travel and other non-productive time,and the need to keep scheduled appointments.
* To keep supervisory staff aware of progress and problems in a timely manner.

Job will be located in Haverfordwest

Day work

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply directly or for further information please contact Sheree Jermin at Randstad Swansea 01792 209536

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.