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Position title
Senior Gardener Needed at Rand Water (Zwartkopjes)
Description

The successful candidate will form part of the Horticultural Maintenance team, giving input into the maintenance & construction of landscapes and to provide direction to gardeners in their duties and responsibilities.

Responsibilities
  • Installation and maintenance of irrigation systems.
  • Maintenance of indoor plants.
  • Applications of fertilisers, compost, mulches and pesticides.
  • Loading and offloading of goods, machines, plants and debris etc.
  • Use of specialised horticultural machinery and equipment.
  • Support with decorations and construction when required.
  • Maintenance of specialised sports and recreation fields.
  • Horticultural maintenance of sites.

Knowledge

  • Specialised Horticultural, Turf grass & Landscape knowledge
  • Basic safety knowledge
  • Basic plant knowledge and Water wise principles.
  • Knowledge of specialised Horticultural machinery.
  • Skills
  • Communication (Verbal & Written)
  • Chemical application
  • Plant identification
  • Plant propagation
  • Pruning

Attitude

  • Customer orientated
  • Safety conscious
  • Team player
  • Productivity orientated
Qualifications
  • Grade 12 or NQF level 3 in an appropriate field and 12 months relevant horticultural experience
  • Ability to operate specialised horticultural machinery such as chainsaws, Ride-on mower etc.
  • Basic safety knowledge and ability to complete tasks in time without constant supervision.
  • Code 08 / EB driver’s licence and ability to pass RW K53 driving test.
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Rand Water, Zwartkopjes, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date posted
April 14, 2024
Valid through
April 22, 2024
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