Kenyatta University Hospital - Landscapers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Landscapers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Landscapers Jobs in Kenya

Landscaper – DCSALS/KUTRRH/13

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Landscaper
Reports to: Senior Administrator

1. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Administrator, the Landscaper job exists to clean and clear outdoor water drainage channels and ensure proper drainage at KUTRRH.

2. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Facilitate planting of flowers, trees and grass in the flowerbeds, lawns, playing fields, grounds and fences within and around the hospital.
  • Repair flowers and flower fences and lawns by filling gaps with seedlings and grass carpet in the grounds of the hospital.
  • Replace old trees, shear flowers and trees and prune falling branches of trees in the compound of the hospital.
  • Apply manure, mulch, fertilizers, and dirt to flowerbeds, playing fields, resting and other recreation grounds and lawns in the hospital.
  • Apply pesticides and rodenticide in affected areas of grounds, flowerbeds, recreation, resting and playing grounds in order to control pests and rodents in the hospital.
  • Water seedlings, young trees, flowers beds, lawns and other trees and seedlings, mow lawns and gardens in the compound of the hospital.
  • Mow the lawns, rake all sheared grass and flowers, pruned trees branches, gather and burn it in the designated areas of the hospital.
  • Sweep grounds, courtyards, walkways and paths, drives, parking lots, assembly grounds and other outside areas of the hospital.
  • Dispose all refuse and garbage from the grounds and gardens appropriately in accordance with the public health and sanitation policies of the hospital.
  • Clean and arrange sitting and other outside resting and recreation facilities in the compounds of the hospital.
  • Clear and clean outdoor water drainage
    channels and ways to ensure proper drainage, and drain stagnant waters from the grounds of the hospital.
  • Report any breakdown and other dysfunctions among gardening and compound cleaning tools and equipment to the Compound Supervisor in the hospital.

    3. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    BSC in Environmental Horticulture and Landscaping Technology from a recognized

    Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:


    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Knowledge of gardening techniques and plant identification
    b) Knowledge of pest management and basic lawn maintenance

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Good team player
    c) Sense of cleanliness and orderliness
    d) Ability to work on odd hours and odd days
    e) Ability to work in outdoor environment (sunny, rainy, dusty, noisy)

    4. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
    appointed to the position:

    At least one year working experience in landscape installation and maintenance.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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