Part Time Gardener

£18k per year
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Joe Dawe
Job Function
Job position
Head of
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Title:  Gardener

Location: Greenhithe, Dartford, Essex

Salary: Competitive

Working hours: Wednesday - Friday: 8.00am-4.00pm


 Are you a people person? Well so are we!


If you look out for people’s best interests, and show them you care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner. If you are creative, resourceful and can listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs then keep reading!

Role overview:

This is a hugely important role for our residents and for us.

Most importantly, you’ll ensure there’s a welcoming, friendly and courteous environment for our residents. You’ll also make sure the building is well maintained so that your customers are as happy as our compliance team!

What you’ll be doing.

On a day to day basis you’ll be:

Walk around the entire development each day and notify management immediately of any specific problems that require attention.

Ensure tidiness of development is maintained – clean out all bin store areas, remove surplus rubbish from site, sweep all hard surfaces including footpaths and all car-parking areas and where applicable clear litter and leaves from ponds.

To keep all plants shrubs cultivated and well maintained and yo report on the condition of all plants and trees.

Make management aware of any tree works that are required.

To collect all fallen leaf litter and dispose of correctly.

Organise paladins and put them in a convenient location every collection day.

Check inside manhole covers to ensure free flowing of soil and rainwater.

Keep management store in a clean and tidy condition.

Carry out security check of the site perimeter and allocated car parking areas daily

To supervise sub-contact gardeners and to liaise and assist where necessary.

Report all works and visits to management.

Train and supervise all other staff and in particular the other gardeners and / or handy men and other temporary cover which may be provided.

To be aware of COSHH and operate within it guidelines using only substances that have been provided by First Port Property Management.

To work safely around the development leaving all areas, tools, plant etc in a neat and tidy condition.

To work safely at heights in accordance with the company Health and Safety Policy.

To carry out any other ad-hoc duties as requested by management.

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