Location idverde UK, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Hours per week 40
Job Reference QEOP/GARD
Job Type Full-time

Job Description

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

As a Gardener you will be responsible for the delivery of the horticultural services, ensuring that high standards are maintained.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

General

• Undertake all routine and specialised gardening, focusing on best practice
• Maintenance of tools and equipment as appropriate
• Accept responsibility and work collaboratively to achieve results
• Be efficient and organised, working to company systems e.g. timesheets, work controls tick sheets, rota’s

Customer

• Create a positive impression with our customers and work to exceed their expectations, presenting a polite and responsible attitude at all times
• Focus on promoting the company wherever possible and feedback potential leads from sites and local press
• Dealing with the public in a respectful and efficient manner, answering questions relating to the site
• Represent the company respectfully by wearing the correct corporate clothing, ensuring vehicles and machinery are professionally presented and that sites are kept clean and tidy

Productivity

• Take responsibility for delivering a quality service
• Display innovation and make suggestions for improvements that may lead to increased productivity
• Focus on utilising the most economic and effective work practices

Planning and Organising

• Completion of certain reports/documents and returned to the Contract Manager for review
• Be efficient and organised, focusing on following company procedures e.g. job tick sheets, time sheets and vehicle inspection sheets

Health & Safety

• Ensure that works carried out complies and focuses on the idverde Health & Safety and Environmental Policy
• Ensure integrity when reporting accidents, near misses and hazards
• Work areas to be assessed with integrity to ensure potential hazards are removed or adequate control measures are in place to implement a safer working environment
• Work to risk assessments and COSHH assessments

Learning

• Discuss and review your work and job specification and display innovation by planning changes and improvements as appropriate
• Be suitably trained for all work tasks undertaken and taking training opportunities where relevant
• Demonstrate innovation by identifying opportunities and suggest alternative and more effective ways of carrying out tasks

Financial

• Take responsibility in avoiding wastage which will contribute to the company controlling costs
• Utilise the most economic and effective work practices
• Show innovation and make suggestions for improvements that may lead to increased productivity
• Take responsibility in the security of vehicles, machinery and materials

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

• Delivering the program on time or ahead of schedule
• Client satisfaction of the quality of work delivered
• Maintaining a consistent attendance record

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• A professional qualification in horticulture
• Demonstrable horticulture knowledge and experience
• Full, clean driving licence
• Extensive and applicable knowledge of Health and Safety legislation

PERSONAL QUALITIES

• A passion and enthusiasm for horticulture
• Polite and professional attitude at all times
• Highly organised and efficient
• Ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive working relationships with clients and
colleagues
• Ability to remain calm under pressure

Benefits

  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to our idverde Benefits Hub
  • Plus much more