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Greenway Lawn Treatment Service

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Greenway Lawn Treatment Service
Avenue cottage
Corse lawn
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL19 4LZ

Tel: 01452 840779

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Experienced Groundsperson Lawn Care

Tewkesbury

A vacancy exists for a Groundsperson with a small family run independent company based near Tewkesbury working at many prestigious properties throughout Gloucestershire especially the Cotswolds.

The role will include visiting customers on programmed visits to apply fertilisers, weed killers, pesticides, etc. A PA1 and PA6 spraying certificate is desirable but training will be given to the right person. Knowledge of turf health is required and a good hands on approach with a “Can do “attitude. Other activities include the use of petrol operated machines such as scarifiers, aerators, mowers, other pedestrian/hand held and ride on machinery/tools.

Applicants respect for the vehicles and machinery is essential as it must be kept it clean, well maintained and in good working order at all times.

The ability to drive, with a clean licence (one sp30 excluded) is necessary together with your own means of transport to get to the employers base every day. The company van will be cleaned inside and out every week along with daily checks.

Applicants must be very presentable, polite, have excellent time keeping and communication skills. You will be also be physically strong/fit (a lot of walking), adaptable and able to lift 25kg working in all conditions where needed. The seasonal weather affects the volume and type of work being undertaken. Company/safety clothing is supplied.

You should be able to work on your own initiative, have a methodical, thoughtful and conscientious approach to work. You must have common sense by the bucket load, as you will be responsible for the quality of work you produce to the highest standard. You will have an very easy going nature and a good sense of humour. Applicants must have very good one to one customer relation skills and confidence. You will advise customers of any problem (disease, condition or pest) or future work that may be necessary to keep their lawn in great shape. You will often have to deal with potential new clients completing analysis sheets  regarding the condition of their lawns/sports surface/ hard surface etc. Training in these areas will be given.

We also look after a number of artificial turf and hard surfaces/tennis courts using various hydraulic sweepers and rotary power washers etc. Another line of work we do is use specialist equipment to clean the outside of buildings, be it natural stone work or Render and this work is getting busier.

Applicants must be able to undertake all aspects of lawn construction and renovation along with carrying out any other duties as required from time to time.

You must be computer literate as an iPad/phone is used daily to record visits, tasks etc and contact customers to organise work. You will handle invoices and sometimes small amounts of money. We are constantly expanding but also have a great existing customer base some for over ten years due to the quality of the service we provide and have an excellent working relationship with them all.

Hours will normally be based on eight hour weekdays 8 - 4:30 but occasional Saturday work may be required at time and a half. The company holiday policy is affected by weather extremes therefore one weeks holiday must be taken in January and two weeks holiday between mid-July and mid-August each year. 20 days annual leave along with 8 Days Bank holiday. There is no sick pay.

Pay is negotiable and will be based on  relevant experience. £18,000-£19,000

Experience is essential.

Position available immediately.

Applicants who wish to be considered for this vacancy are asked to submit their CV, a quick personal statement on why they are interested/suitable for this post and contact details by clicking on Apply Now.
 

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