Gardener

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Company:County Government of Busia
Category:County Jobs
Job Type:Contract
Salary:Ksh. Not Mentioned
Location:Busia

Job details

County Government of Busia Gardener, Job Group ‘’D’’ Careers

Duties And Responsibilities
 

  • Cutting and maintaining hedges, Pruning wall shrubs and climbers, Maintenance of shrub borders including pruning and weeding
  • Cutting and maintaining lawns and grass to a variety of finishes (fine to rough meadow type) using a variety of machines, including pedestrian operated, tractors & ride on mowers, trimmers and brush cutters including fertilizer and pesticide application.
  • Cutting and maintaining hedges, Pruning wall shrubs and climbers, Maintenance of shrub borders including pruning and weeding
  • Maintenance of herbaceous borders including weeding, staking, pruning and replanting as required and mulching
  • Cooperating with other Departments as required and Undertaking other duties as required
  • Observing all Health and Safety Risk Assessments, regulatory and security measures
  • Maintenance of garden features, Floral displays and flower arrangements to a high, professional standard for all events,
  • Maintenance of car parks, Keeping garden buildings clean, tidy and safe,
  • Keeping the Head Gardener informed of unfinished tasks,
  • Keeping the Head Gardener informed of equipment breakdowns or malfunctions
  • Maintaining good relationships with other staff, visitors and neighbours
  • Maintaining the compost heaps, Assisting with new landscaping works if need be,
  • Maintaining tools and equipment in the correct and safe manner
  • Chemical spraying and application of fertilizers (kept to a minimum), Greenhouse and nursery practices including seed sowing, watering, propagation and potting, especially the tender perennials and winter bedding and glasshouse cleaning
  • Leaf clearing and litter picking, Carrying out basic arboricultural activities, stacking the woody waste pile and chipping woody waste
  • Cutting and maintaining lawns and grass to a variety of finishes (fine to rough meadow type) using a variety of machines, including pedestrian operated, tractors & ride on mowers, trimmers and brush cutters including fertilizer and pesticide application.

    Requirements For Appointment
     
  • Minimum of O –Level Certificate;
  • Ability to work in a team or alone with little or no supervision.
  • Conscientious and hard working.

    How to apply

    Written applications, enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and National Identity Card/Passport should be submitted by 4th June, 2018 to:

    THE SECRETARY/ CEO,
    COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
    PORT VICTORIA PLAZA
    P.O BOX 1103-50400
    BUSIA (KENYA)
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