SENIOR GARDENER Wanted in Rand Water

Date of expiration 2022/06/12
Portfolio Bulk Water Services – Operations
Classification of Job Functions
This is a full time job opportunity.
Province Gauteng
Vereeniging – Town / City Vereeniging – Site Vereeniging

Summary of the Job Advertisement
The successful candidate will be a member of the Horticultural Maintenance team, providing specialized input into landscape maintenance and construction and directing gardeners in their duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Standards

  • Grade 12 or any equivalent qualification.
  • 3 years of horticultural/environmental experience is required.
  • Ability to operate specialized horticultural machinery such as chainsaws and ride-on mowers, among other things.
  • Basic safety knowledge and the ability to complete tasks on time without constant supervision are prerequisites.
  • Driver’s license with the code 08 / EB.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Site horticultural maintenance, including the use of specialized equipment and machinery
  • Grass upkeep, disease identification, weed identification, and eradication
  • Irrigation system installation and maintenance. Indoor plant care.
  • Fertilizer, compost, mulch, and pesticide applications.
  • Loading and unloading of goods, machines, plants, and debris, among other things

Administration duties include asset management, form completion, and so on.
When necessary, provide assistance with decorations and construction.


  • Horticultural and landscape expertise
  • Basic safety knowledge
  • Basic plant knowledge and water-saving principles
  • Knowledge of specialized horticultural machinery and tools.


  • Communication (verbal and written) Chemical application
  • Plant identification
  • Plant propagation
  • Horticultural Pruning
  • Attitude
  • Customer-focused
  • Productive team player who is concerned about safety.
  • Work on your own
  • Management of Performance

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