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For over 40 years we’ve been growing our talented and dynamic team. We’re always on the lookout for new talent, and while the horticultural experience isn’t always required, we do want to hear from those with an interest in plants.

If you have:

  • A people-friendly personality, with enthusiasm & energy
  • A willingness to learn
  • A customer focused, professional approach to deliver excellent client service

We offer:

  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • A comprehensive training programme: on site and nursery-based.
  • And a great place to work!
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Plantroom & Installations Technician

Job Title: Plantroom & Installation Technician
Line Manager: Plantroom & Installation Manager
Hours:  

 

40 Hours per week between – Monday to Saturday – 6.30 am to 2.30 pm with a 30-minute paid lunch break – depending on business requirements. Some weekends in busy periods / out of hours work. Flexible working approved by your manager.

Salary:  

Will depend on qualifications and experience – after 1 years’ service eligible for performance related bonus of up to £1000.00 per annum assessed quarterly.

Benefits:  

 

Bupa Cashback, Cycle to Work Scheme, staff canteen at IGD, training allowance.

 

The primary objective of the Plantroom & Installation Technician is to provide assistance to the Plantroom & Installation Manager in making sure plants / displays are planted and delivered in timely manor to client sites.

 

Main Responsibilities and requirements:

 

  • Installation and removal of plants and containers from new and existing clients.
  • Help organise the logistics of installations and removals of plants with clients.
  • To keep The Plantroom clean and tidy with an awareness of Health and Safety.
  • Complete and return all installations and removals paperwork.
  • Liaise with Plant Room & Installations Manager to ensure The Plantroom is stocked as required.
  • Ensure all Installations vehicles are fully equipped as required, including PPE and that they are clean and tidy.
  • To report back to a Manager any worries or concerns
  • To create and maintain a tidy and organised work environment
  • To maintain Installation and stock plants by watering, cleaning and carrying out pest control when needed.
  • To identify necessary changes to plants if you feel the display aesthetic doesn’t look appropriate and reporting this to your manager / sales person.
  • To work and cooperate as part of a team across a variety of locations, with the ability to work under own initiative.
  • To take responsibility for the standard of plant care and how the plant displays look prior to installing.
  • To record and log documentation as required – including timesheets, expenses, overtime, sickness and holidays on the company’s portal / log.
  • To ensure good relations with clients while acting as on-site representative of the Company.
  • To carry out tasks efficiently and with professionalism at all times.
  • To ensure you wear your uniform, that you are fully equipped including wearing PPE where required and your uniform is clean, presentable and tidy.
  • Ensure tools, equipment, materials, containers and plants are properly taken care of when in use/transit and put away in the correct place when not in use.
  • To report back to a Senior Technician, Team Leader or Head of Department any worries or concerns about your work.
  • To adhere to all Health & Safety directives and measures as required and requested.
  • To be punctual.
  • To check rota daily and weekly to make sure know what your doing from day to day.
  • Any other duties as appropriate to the post.  

    Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

    • Horticultural knowledge desirable but not essential as full training will be given.
    • Excellent time management a must & to be punctual and reliable.
    • Good interpersonal skills for dealing with clients and colleagues.
    • Capable of working as part of a team and on your own.
    • Confident to find locations around London and using maps.
    • Driving in and around advantageous but not essential

     

    Other:

    • Friendly and approachable.
    • Weekend / Out of hours work required
    • A positive attitude towards work duties and colleagues.
    • Heavy lifting duties are required in this position.
    • Proactive, committed, and effective team player

Exterior Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Exterior Maintenance Technician 

Line Manager:  Exterior Manager 

Hours: 40 Hours per week between – Monday to Saturday – 5 days out 6. 6.30 am to 2.30 pm with a 30-minute paid lunch break – depending on business requirements. Some weekends in busy periods / out of hours work. Flexible working approved by your manager 40 Hours per week between – Monday to Saturday – 5 days out 6. 6.30 am to 2.30 pm with a 30-minute paid lunch break – depending on business requirements. Some weekends in busy periods / out of hours work. Flexible working approved by your manager.

Salary: Will depend on qualifications and experienceafter 1 years service eligible for performance related bonus.

Benefits: Bupa Cashback, Cycle to Work Scheme, staff canteen at IGD, training allowance, 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) 

 Purpose of the Role: 

To maintain exterior plants and landscapes on client premises to the highest standard as consistent with Company standard. 

Main Responsibilities and requirements: 

 

  • To maintain plants by watering, cleaning, cleaning containers, topping soil and replanting when appropriate, removal of pests and diseases in plants. 
  • To identify necessary changes to plants using the appropriate processes as set by IGD for the maintenance of standards and accomplish results. 
  • To work and cooperate as part of a team across a variety of locations, with the ability to work under own initiative. 
  • To take responsibility for the standard of plant care at all allocated job sites. 
  • To keep to allocated times in client sites and to inform your Manager of any revisions to time allocation  
  • To record and log documentation as required when carrying out your maintenance tasks.  
  • To record and log documentation as required – including timesheets, expenses, overtime, sickness and holidays on the company’s portal / log.  
  • To ensure good relations with clients while acting as on-site representative of the Company. 
  • To carry out tasks efficiently and with professionalism at all times. 
  • To liaise with your Senior Technician, Team Leader or Head of Department to ensure stocks/supplies required for following day/visit are ready for your collection or delivery. 
  • To ensure you wear your uniform, that you are fully equipped including wearing PPE where required and your uniform is clean, presentable and tidy. 
  • Ensure tools, equipment, materials, containers and plants are properly taken care of when in use/transit and put away in the correct place when not in use.  
  • To report back to a Senior Technician, Team Leader or Head of Department any worries or concerns about your work. 
  • To create and maintain a tidy and organised work environment. 
  • To adhere to all Health & Safety directives and measures as required and requested. 
  • To be punctual 
  • To check rota weekly, and book yourself access in a timely manner to any client needing prior knowledge of your upcoming visit.    
  • Any other duties as appropriate to the post 

 Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Horticultural knowledge desirable but not essential as full training will be given. 
  • Excellent time management a must & to be punctual and reliable. 
  • Good interpersonal skills for dealing with clients and colleagues. 
  • Capable of working as part of a team and on your own. 
  • Confident to find locations around London and using maps. 
  • Driving in and around advantageous but not essential 

 Other: 

  • Friendly and approachable. 
  • A positive attitude towards work duties and colleagues. 
  • Heavy lifting duties are required in this position. 
  • Proactive, committed, and effective team player. 

 

 

Enhance your space today

Request a callback by filling out the form below. Our friendly team will be in touch to find out how we can help.

Why choose us?

  • Over 40 years of experience creating award-winning designs
  • Delivering high-quality planting schemes nationwide
  • Extensive knowledge of plants and their maintenance
  • Tailored services to suit your needs

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