Our founder, Alan Danaher, believes in the old values of a service provider - "It's about treating the customers right, remembering who's garden it really is, and above all it's about being professional."
You will need to understand why the customer is right, you will need to want to learn, you will not be phased by 'a little rain', and you will already have some experience of gardening.
Applicants will be legally entitled to live and work in the UK.
Applicants will consent to their legal history and police record being verified.
Applicants will have the ability to communicate to a good standard in English - Reading and writing skills preferred.
Applicants will have 3 checkable references.
All applicants, including applicants for trainee positions are required to have experience of gardening, and to know that they want to be a professional Landscape Gardener with all that it entails. Qualified Landscape Gardener positions have a requirement of a minimum 10 years professional experience in the landscape gardening industry with relevant and current qualifications. Trainees are required to have experience in gardening - this may be 'hobby gardening' at home or with a voluntary group, or it may be working for one of the many 'General garden maintenance services' that have no requirement for professional horticultural qualifications.
What ever your level of experience and whatever the position you wish to apply for It Is Your Garden will expect you to be committed to learning and developing your professional landscape gardening skills. This may also include your personal skills, communication, driving, team work, planning, risk assessment, and any other training needs as defined and or agreed by your line management.