Government Gardener Jobs 2021/2022

Urgent

Job Description

Closing Date 2021/09/07
Reference Number RAN210830-1
Job Title Senior Gardener (J Hay band)
Portfolio Bulk Water Services – Operations
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Gauteng
Location – Town / City Three Rivers East, Vereeniging
Location – Site Zuikerbosch
Job Advert Summary The successful candidate will form part of the Horticultural Maintenance team, giving input into the maintenance and construction of landscapes and to provide direction to gardeners in their duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Requirements

• Grade 12 and six months horticultural /environmental experience.

• Ability to operate specialized horticultural machinery such as chainsaws, Ride – on mower etc. • Basic safety knowledge and ability to complete tasks in time without constant supervision. • Code B driver’s license.
Primary Duties • Installation and maintenance of irrigation systems. • Maintenance of indoor plants. • Applications of fertilizers, compost, mulches and pesticides. • Loading and offloading of goods, machines, plants and debris etc. • Use of specialized horticultural machinery. • Support with decorations and construction when required. • Horticultural maintenance of site.
Knowledge • Specialized Horticultural & Turf grass & Landscape knowledge. • Basic safety knowledge and water wise principles. • Knowledge of specialized Horticultural machinery.
Skills • Communication (Verbal and Written) • Chemical application • Plant identification • Plant propagation • Pruning
Attitude • Customer orientated • Safety conscious • Team player • Productivity orientated

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