landscape operative in horsham

job type
£ 8.67 per hour
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job details

horsham, west sussex
job category
construction & property
job type
£ 8.67 per hour
reference number
01273 974829
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job description

Do you have a passion for Landscaping and are looking for something away from the commercial sector? We have a new role with a contractor that solely specialise in designing & building beautiful gardens throughout Sussex.

* Location: Horsham, West Sussex
* Contract type: Freelance
* Start date: 17th June 2018
* Duration: 5 months
* Pay rate: £8.67 - £11.75 (PAYE or Self-Employed)
* Randstad CPE contact: Max Farrow (Brighton office)

The company:

A well established contractor with a 30 year trading history and a reputation for delivering high-quality hard and soft landscaping services to private clients and English Heritage. Contracts are wide and varied with works including

* Garden design and build.
* Swimming pool installations.
* Fencing and automated gate installs.
* Bespoke driveway design and build.
* Barn constructions.
* Irrigation systems.
* Garden and grounds maintenance.

The role:

As a Landscape Operative for our award winning client you will be working with some prestigious clients and national organisations on a wide variety of projects. Your role will include but not be limited to:

* Using small tools and operating small plant.
* Soil conditioning and preparation.
* Turfing, seeding and planting.
* Reading Architect's drawings.
* Digging foundations and laying drainage and substructures.
* Laying a variety of different slabs, pointing and re-pointing.
* Liaison with clients on a daily basis.
* Ordering materials and plant via the office.
* Reporting to a visiting Contracts Supervisor.

About you:

To be successful in your application for this role you will have and be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

* Up to 2 years experience required and a skillset that encompasses either groundwork, drainage, flag laying, kerb laying, block paving, slabbing or fencing.
* You will have small tools and plant certifications.
* NVQ in a relevant field is desirable but not essential.
* Working knowledge of site health & safety procedures would be an advantage but is not essential.
* Good eye for detail and be able to foresee any potential issues with the design.
* Strong work ethic.
* Be approachable and happy to work as point of contact when working in a stand alone position.

What to do next:

If this role meets your expectations and aspirations please click the apply now link. If this one isn't for you but you would like to discuss other options or for us to act as an agent to secure you a new contract please don't hesitate to call us on 01273 974829 for 100% confidential consultation.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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