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Horticulturist/Garden Manager

Job Description / Profile Horticulturist/Garden Manager for La Petite Ferme

POSITION TITLE:  Horticulturist/Garden Manager
REPORTS TO: Executive Management.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the management and day to day general maintenance of the gardens, plants and lawns at the Hotel and also maintain the beautification of the lawns and gardens in order to attract guests to hotels lush and green surroundings.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Managing, planning and overseeing soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging, pruning, seed sowing, bed preparation and planting.
Oversee and supervise a team of 3-6 workers.


PREREQUISITES:

Self motivated, Enthusiastic, Fit and capable of heavy work. Able to work in all weather conditions and able to use machinery, lawn mower, trimmers, brush cutter, hedge cutters, chainsaw etc.

EDUCATION:
A formal horticultural or landscaping qualification will be beneficial, Good communication skill with other staff and colleagues.

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience in similar role could be beneficial but not a prerequisite and sound knowledge and use of horticultural machinery is an added advantage.

IN RETURN:
Adequate market related salary.
Performance Bonus as per Quality of work and Performance
Reimbursement of all expenses related to its job.
Provident fund company contribution.
To apply, please submit your CV before close of business 22 November 2018, copy of ID with contactable references if applicable and photo to hr@lapetiteferme.co.za . Only successful applicants will be contacted.