Vacancy posted: Monday, 23 January 2017

Salary: Competitive
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 05 March 2017

About the Role

As part of the Plant’s Team you will be expected to work within our three main sections of nursery, park and enclosures under the guidance of the head gardener and senior gardeners. As a Gardener for the society, you will enhance your horticultural skills by working with a variety of plant material including; herbaceous plants, trees and shrubs, tropical plants, lawn maintenance, and uniquely, gardening within animal enclosures.  You will be expected to work on your own or within a team situation demonstrating and setting a good example of good health and safety practice.

About you

You will be a positive team player with a proven ability of working in a team situation or on your own.  You will have relevant SVQ level 2 qualification, or equivalent qualification or experience, excellent plant knowledge coupled with the ability for practical application of your horticultural knowledge. A full driving licence, training in use of PA1 & PA6 Pesticides, tractor and or forklift training competence and an up-to-date basic knowledge and understanding of basic small plant maintenance are desirable. A current chainsaw certificate and experience in felling and ground and aerial pruning would be advantageous.

This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week.

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