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Horticulturist: Landscaping & Gardening

Closing Date : 2020-09-21
Closed : Yes
Our client, situated in the Franschhoek area, has an exciting opportunity for a reliable, proactive and creative individual with a passion for gardening. The ideal candidate has experience managing a team, and has excellent organising, planning, and interpersonal skills (Afrikaans & English).

The successful candidate will report to the Estate Manager and will be responsible for managing and maintaining the estate’s farms, all the gardens and nurseries. Duties will include, but not be limited to: * planning, scheduling and management of landscaping teams * leading of garden tours (hotel guests and visitors) * management of feeding, soil conditioning, mulching, pruning, re-planting, irrigation * inspections and recommendations of landscaped areas * maintenance of gardens and operational equipment * gather quotations related to plants and equipment * writing of reports and all administrative tasks related to the position.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• A degree or diploma in Horticulture;
• At least 3 years’ landscaping experience (in a management capacity);
• Thorough and diverse plant knowledge;
• Good customer relations;
• Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office);
• Driver’s license and own reliable transport.

In return, our client provides a competitive remuneration package.

Commencement date: As soon as possible

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 21 September 2020.

For general enquiries, contact our team at M3 Human Capital Management on 021 863 1444.

If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.