Gardener / Grounds Maintenance Operative
39 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Are you a highly motivated skilled Gardener with an interest in Ground Maintenance? If so an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Gardener / Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our friendly, dedicated and expanding team on a variety of projects across all of our local sites.
This role is based at our Head Office, West Kinfauns, Perth with work across our various Perthshire locations including Scone, Errol, Alyth and surrounding areas as required.
You will be responsible for undertaking general gardening and ground maintenance work. You will ensure the grounds are consistently of good appearance and are worked and maintained to safety standards in accordance with the season.
The role will involve grass cutting, hedge trimming, weeding, planting, potting, pruning, hoeing, digging, gritting, edging lawns, leaf & litter collecting of pathways and car parks using powered gardening equipment such as ride on mowers, strimmers and hedge cutters as well as general ground maintenance work as required.
The role is outdoors therefore we’ll be looking for you to stay motivated working in all weather conditions.
What you’ll need:
- Be able to work as part of a team as well as independently
- Experienced in Garden and Grounds maintenance and manual outdoor work
- Have a good understanding of Health and Safety compliance and adhere to safe working practices
- Willing to keep up to date and comply with training as required
- Full driving license
- To take pride in your work always ensuring tasks are completed to a high standard
- Chainsaw and chemical spraying qualifications would be desirable
- Competitive salary
- Full time holiday entitlement – 30 days per annum inclusive of bank holidays
- Company pension scheme
- Free on-site parking
- Company sick pay scheme
We are a national business with our Head Office at West Kinfauns, Perth, Scotland. The business was established in 1974 by Morris Leslie and remains in private ownership to this day as a family run business. Originally a plant sales company, over the past four decades we have diversified into other areas, many relating to the agricultural and construction sectors where we made our name.
We offer the highest quality products and service across the UK. We can provide auction services anywhere in the UK to a global audience, our Plant Hire network is served by 15 modern depots and our Plant Sales operates globally.
We own and manage a diverse and extensive property portfolio of commercial, industrial and open/covered storage areas throughout the UK. The wide variety of properties can be let on tailored and flexible lease terms to meet specific requirements. We also run a very successful and one of Scotland’s biggest Sunday Market and Car Boot Events held on Errol airfield site.
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: In person