Head Landscaper and Gardener Job in Kenya
Head Landscaper and Gardener Job in KenyaJob Title:Head Landscaper and Gardener
Critical success factors Planned and well-maintained common areas in the estate, costs within budget, competent and productive team
Duties / Tasks:
LandscapingWork under the instruction of any external landscape consultant appointed by the estate
Produce basic designs and layouts of garden landscapes
Decide on which new seeds & saplings to plant and in which locations
Plant new trees, flowers and various plants
Establish and maintain a plant nursery and composting process
GardeningMaintain and develop the gardens and road verges in the estate
Ensure grass cutting, weed control and leaf raking in public areas to a preplanned schedule
Ensure that all garden equipment is correctly maintained, stored securely and inventoried
Maintain an inventory of all inputs to ensure minimal waste
Seed plants and water them at the correct seasons and times
Clearing rubbish and litter away from the garden and grounds
Source the most cost-effective material, plants, trees and manure
Supervise the work of garden staff on day to day basis including scheduling routine tasks for maintenance by preparation of garden work time table to optimise available manpower
Schedule biannually and supervise brush clearing in undeveloped plots
Ensure a safe working environment for everyone working in the garden
Experience / Skills
Use of chemicals and pesticides
Able to operate basic gardening machines i.e mowers and brush cutters
Always courteous to other staff and residents.
Able to work as part of a team or individually.
Knowledge of health and safety rules and legislation.
Having a keen personal interest in gardening.
Able to work with minimal supervision
Physically in good shape and able to do manual labour
How to Apply
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary and their daytime contact to firstname.lastname@example.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.
Deadline: 30th May 2019
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