Gardener - Tree Waterer

Job Ref: JO-2107-18906
Sector: Driving
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 22 July 2021
  • Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1JE Brighton East Sussex South East BN2 1JE
  • £10.01 per Hour
    HOUR
  • Blue Arrow
  • 01323430055
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Blue Arrow - Eastbourne are currently recruiting a Tree Waterer for our client based in Brighton. The role will require you to drive a vehicle with a water bowser and carry out horticultural work to a high standard with a degree of independence in public parks, playing fields, landscaped areas, and similar open spaces, using a range of horticultural tools, equipment, and vehicles.
This role will be on a temporary basis running from now until September (weather dependent), you will need to be available to work 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday starting 7:30 until 16:00
£10.01 per hour
As a Gardener and Tree Waterer you will need:
* Full Driving Licence including B + E (car + trailer) or pre 1997 licence
* High level of confidence driving a vehicle with a water bower
* Knowledge of basic horticultural tasks
* Understanding of basic health and safety and manual handling
* Basic maintenance of machinery e.g. grass cutting machinery
* Ability to carry out basic tasks without supervision
* Ability to deal with the public in a polite and constructive manner
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Happy to work in all weathers
Main duties/responsibilities
* To carry out basic routine horticultural operations e.g. grass cutting and mechanical weed control
* To assist in more advanced horticultural operations e.g. pruning and planting bedding.
* To be aware of and adhere to all relevant risk assessments.
* To carry out cleansing duties to include litter clearance and cleaning changing rooms.
* To check allocated tools, equipment, and machinery before use to ensure it is in good and safe working order, reporting any defects
* To undertake basic maintenance on grass cutting machinery.
* To assist in site preparation and construction of soft and hard landscaping projects.
* To carry out playground inspections and complete reports to ensure that they are maintained in line with agreed standards.
* To report any damage caused by bad weather or by public vandalism
Benefits
* Holiday pay
* Weekly Pay
* Pension once applicable

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