landscape operative in horsham

21 May 2018
maxwell farrow, randstad cpe
job type
£ 25,000 - £ 27,000 per year
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horsham, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
skilled trades & labour
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 - £ 27,000 per year
reference number
maxwell farrow, randstad cpe
01273 974829
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job description

Do you have a passion for Landscaping and are looking for an exciting opportunity with a nationally recognised company? We have a new role with an established contractor that solely specialise in designing & building beautiful gardens throughout Sussex.

* Location: Horsham, West Sussex
* Contract type: Permanent
* Start date: 28/05/2018
* Salary: £25-27k
* Randstad CPE contact: Max Farrow (Brighton office)

The company:

A well established contractor with a 20 year trading history and a reputation for delivering high-quality hard and soft landscaping services to private clients and national organisations. Contracts are wide and varied with works including

* Garden design and build.
* Ground preparation.
* Fencing and automated gate installs.
* Bespoke driveway design and build.
* Bespoke patio installation.
* Irrigation systems.
* Garden and grounds maintenance.
* Topiary.

The role:
As a Landscape Operative/Bricklayer for our award winning client you will be working with some prestigious clients across Sussex and surrounding areas. Your role will include but not be limited to:

* Mark out site, set levels
* Excavate and level a site using an excavator
* Prepare bases and foundations including the use of ready mixed concrete and supervise and/or use a Wacker plate
* Lay paving slabs, block paving, stone setts

* Build retaining and decorative walls in brick, block and in various finishes, apply tier walling, build steps and other hard landscaping features
* Frame up and construct decking including composite decking using clip system
* Construct close board, panel, and other types of fencing
* Prepare ground for turf, including setting of levels, even compaction of ground and correct laying of turf
* Operate machines in the course of hard and soft landscaping duties
* Undertake specific tasks set by manager
* Maintain clean and tidy tools and equipment at all times

About you:

To be successful in your application for this role you will have and be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

* At least 5 years experience required and a skillset that encompasses Landscaping, slabbing and bricklaying.
* Full UK driving license.
* Machine operator tickets.
* You will have small tools.
* NVQ in a relevant field is desirable but not essential.
* Working knowledge of site health & safety procedures would be an advantage but is not essential.
* Good eye for detail and be able to foresee any potential issues with the design.
* Strong work ethic.
* Be approachable and happy to work as point of contact when working in a stand alone position.

What to do next:

If this role meets your expectations and aspirations please click the apply now link. If this one isn't for you but you would like to discuss other options or for us to act as an agent to secure you a new contract please don't hesitate to call us on 01273 974829 for 100% confidential consultation.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


ability to follow job and safety instructions,brickwork,digging,driving,finishing,groundworker,kerbing,paving, slab laying


driving licence