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Horticulture Maintenance Technician

Horticulture Maintenance Technician

Location: Based between Manchester & Stoke

Salary: £24,000

Vacancy type: Permanent

Additional Benefits: Company Van, Uniform and Pension.

Hours: 40 hrs per week

Our Client is the UK’s leading living wall company, with projects across the country. They are recruiting for extra staff to join their Maintenance team. This is a hands-on, customer centric position and candidates need to be flexible, physically fit, hard-working, and have a strong can-do attitude.

About the Job

This is an interesting, varied, and exciting opportunity to join a busy team in a rapidly expanding company. As a member of their frontline maintenance team you will be travelling throughout the Midlands and north of England maintaining Living Walls – both external and internal. A clean, full UK driving license is essential, and staying away from home overnight will be required on some occasions.

The role includes irrigation calibration, plant pruning and replacement, and treatment of pest and diseases. The living walls are up to 30m high, so being comfortable with working at height is a must. Horticultural experience is essential, and IPAF, PASMA, and PA1 & PA6 certification is preferred, although training can be provided.

Our client want’s someone who is hard-working, has a can-do attitude, and happy working to strict deadlines.

Flexibility with some early starts and self-management is also needed. The role is hands on and can include lifting/moving items safely. You will need to be comfortable with driving, proactively solving problems, communicating with customers and ideally experienced/passionate at working with plants.

If you feel you have the skills, expertise and attitude for this challenging role then please apply today. They are looking for people to start as soon as possible so, if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference then please apply today.

Kiwi Recruitment values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

Job Information

Job Reference: Jen197
Salary:
Salary From: £24000
Salary To: £26000
Job Industries: Building and Construction
Job Locations: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Job Types: Permanent

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Horticulture Maintenance Technician