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Experienced Hard Landscaper

Experienced Hard Landscaper

If this vacancy is of interest, please email Helen at: info@muddywelliesgardens.co.uk

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Hard Landscaper to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the build of various landscaping projects and should be able to work to a brief and follow design and plan drawings. Excellent communication is vital as you will work closely with the Landscape coordinator and Garden Designer to ensure that projects remain on budget, on time and to the brief. The successful candidate will also be responsible for one - two labourers when on-site.

Key Skills:

  • Experience in a wide range of hard landscaping.
  • Experience with soft landscaping i.e. preparing ground for turf laying and planting etc.
  • Experience in more traditional crafts like dry stone walls would be desirable.
  • A professional and approachable nature with leadership qualities.
  • A strong awareness of Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Ideally experience using mini excavators and dumpers.
  • Strong customer-service skills; the ability to forge trusting relationships with customers
  • Physically fit to undertake the manual elements for landscaping.
  • Full UK driving license with the ability to drive company vans.

Job Description:

  • Working effectively within a small team, upholding excellent communication and using initiative
  • Planning and setting-out of site.
  • Organising and carrying out individual landscaping projects efficiently, to brief and on-time.
  • Skills such as laying patios in both natural stone and concrete slabs, fencing, carpentry, block work, brick work, and other jobs as required
  • Soft landscaping skills such as planting and laying turf.
  • Using excavators and diggers.
  • Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction through excellent customer service, good communication and delivering the desired end result,
  • Effective supervision and management of a labourer; motivate, lead, teach and set by example.
  • Ensuring a high level of Health & Safety on-site, making sure that projects are carried out in a safe manner and that final construction is safe for customer use
  • Ensuring the finish of a project is up to scratch, you should have a good eye for detail to help ensure that customer expectations are met.

Further Information:

This opportunity would suit someone with a skill and passion for landscaping to join a growing business in South West Cornwall. You will be working within a small supportive team and will have the opportunity to build and create gardens in some beautiful locations. The job roll is hugely varied as each job and garden is unique.

Normal hours are Monday- Friday 8- 4.30 with the opportunity for overtime. Part time hours may also be agreed.

Competitive rates of pay according to experience and training.

Benefits:

  • Friendly supportive team
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company pension

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
We aim to keep all of our staff and customers as safe as possible. We Provide PPE including face masks and gloves, hand washing facilities and have routine cleaning and disinfecting of tools, machinery and works vehicles in place.

If this vacancy is of interest, please email Helen at: info@muddywelliesgardens.co.uk