Haig Housing Trust – Horticultural Services Officer (Morden)


Closing date: Friday 22nd December 2017 at 5pm
Website link: http://www.haighousing.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/job-vacancy-horticulturalist

Horticultural Services Officer

Horticultural Services Officer needed to assist in the day to day maintenance of private residential estates for ex-Service persons.

Please send your CV and cover letter to Marcus Forster or by post to:

Haig Housing Trust
Alban Dobson House
Green Lane
Morden SN4 5NS

to arrive by 5pm on Friday 22nd December 2017

The Job

You will be a member of our small Grounds Maintenance Team responsible for ensuring that all external areas, grass, hedges, trees etc. are maintained to a high standard, providing an excellent service for residents. You will also assist the Horticultural Services Manager and Grounds Maintenance Team Leader with matters relating to the Trusts various Estates, projects and health and safety compliance.

The Person

The successful candidate will be a knowledgeable and skilled horticulturalist who has experience of working in the grounds maintenance sector. They should have a Level 3 qualification in Horticulture or equivalent, experience in managing small teams and knowledge of Health and Safety at work requirements. They will join the Horticultural Services Manager and a small team to help establish and develop the Trusts communal and private grounds.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, diligent, with excellent time keeping. Possess strong practical skills and knowledge of grounds and property maintenance. Experience of using and maintaining a large variety of gardening/ maintenance tools and light/heavy machinery required. Chainsaw and Chemical application certificate a bonus and full clean driving license is essential.

For further details see the job description at the following link:


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