Gardener Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Gardener

Location: Nairobi

Purpose: To ensure the gardens, grounds and surrounding areas are maintained to a high standard, thus ensuring that the first impression received by the guest is a positive one.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for keeping the gardens, drives, paths, patios and surrounding areas free from leaves and debris.
  • To be responsible for the mowing/trimming of all grassed areas
  • To prune the trees, bushes, shrubs and hedges when required.
  • To sow all bedding plants in preparation for planting
  • To be responsible for the preparation and upkeep of the flower beds.
  • To prepare and plant all pots, troughs and hanging baskets
  • To be responsible for the upkeep of all displays in pots, troughs and baskets.
  • To keep the boundaries of borders and flower beds well maintained in line with the Macdonald Hotels standard
  • To be responsible for the watering and feeding of plants, planters, pots etc. when necessary.
  • To shred and dispose of all debris.
  • To store and use all equipment and chemicals in line with manufacturers’ and statutory guidelines

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good awareness of Health and Safety regulations
  • Previous practical gardening/horticulture experience, as well as some knowledge of plants and horticultural techniques
  • Familiarity with machinery/equipment and accompanying practical certificates
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to share the history of the garden with visitors, bringing it to life
  • Commitment for what you are doing, always remaining proud of your work
  • Self-motivation with the ability to use own initiative

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 21st February 2020.

Clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject line.

NB: Flexi Personnel Ltd does not charge candidates for job placement.

Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: February 11, 2020 — 8:10 am