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Job Vacancies 2018-11-14T08:04:17+00:00

Job Vacancies at Nicholsons

Nicholsons is a long-established and developing company with three successful divisions; Forestry, Landscaping, and Plants. Continued growth and new opportunities mean that Nicholsons is regularly seeking fresh recruits to join the workforce. At present we have the following vacancies. If you would like to apply, please email your cv to: rachel@nicholsonsgb.com

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At Nicholsons we are proud of our teams – why not join us?

Skilled Hard Landscapers

We are looking for skilled hard landscapers to join our successful teams building some of the most beautiful and highly prestigious gardens in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties.

The positions require candidates with at least 5 years proven experience in all aspects of landscaping as well as being highly motivated individuals.   Key skills include:
·         a good knowledge of working with a range of materials with a desire to keep learning
·         ability to read and interpret scale drawings
·         keeping a commercial overview at all stages of each build.

Other key requirements include dedication to producing exceptional results, leading a team, maintaining a high standard of professionalism at all times and to work hard, energetically and effectively. A polite manner is also required for dealing with customers and work colleagues.  A full UK Driving Licence is necessary.

Post holders must be physically fit, as the role regularly requires physical work, and must be comfortable working outside in all conditions. This position is full time, Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 4.30 pm.  We will offer a generous salary dependent on experience, along with our other benefits.

Arboricultural Operative

We currently have a vacancy for a full time arborist/climber or grounds person with a minimum of two years’ experience in the industry (candidates with relevant experience will be considered).  The position would suit a highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic applicant looking to develop a career in arboriculture. It would be beneficial to have the relevant NPTC qualifications (i.e. CS 30, 31, 38, and 39), the ability to demonstrate safe and competent climbing and working practices and competence in Brushwood Chipper Operations.

All applicants must have a full UK driving licence, ideally (not essential) with the towing licence B + E , be reliable with excellent timekeeping and be able to work as part of a team.

Nicholsons offer a competitive rate of pay, reflective of experience and qualifications.

We provide all relevant PPE and have a pro- active approach in training provision to aid career progression.

Post holders must be physically fit, as the role regularly requires physical work, and must be comfortable working outside in all conditions. This position is full time, Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 4.30 pm.  We will offer a generous salary dependent on experience, along with our other benefits.

Junior Contracts Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding company in the Landscape Construction Sector. At Nicholsons, our successful teams work on sites building some of the most beautiful and highly prestigious gardens in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES: The day to day duties will be to support our Contracts Managers on jobs in progress from £10000 – £1 million through pricing, understanding technical specifications and team and client management in the landscaping sector.

YOU: Will have experience in the construction industry. Also you will be enthusiastic, ambitious and pro-active with an interest/skills in: contract/project and site management, planning and programming, estimating, cost management and quantity surveying, health and safety management, customer care and gardens!

PACKAGE: This is a full-time permanent role. Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm. Salary dependent on experience but from £21k.

BENEFITS include: A company vehicle, mobile phone, company branded clothing, appropriate training and relevant tickets, pension scheme, 21 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 26 days after 2 years, access to company holiday cabin, free membership to Gardening Club …

Experienced Gardeners

Are you an experienced gardener who would like to join our professional garden maintenance team whilst continuing to develop your skills?  We are looking for applicants who are self-motivated and capable of hard physical work with a good knowledge of gardening practices and plant knowledge.   Candidates must be enthusiastic, able to communicate well within a team and have a good client interface. Full-time positions available.  Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm. A full UK driving licence required.

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How To Apply

If you would like to apply for any of the positions listed above, please submit your detailed letter of application, supported by a full CV to:

Rachel Verdon
Human Resources
Nicholsons
The Park
North Aston
Oxon
OX25 6HL

You may also email Rachel, supplying your CV as an attachment in MS Word or Adobe PDF format. All applications will be received in strict confidence. Please make it very clear which job you are applying for.

Work with Nicholsons

We often have vacancies so if you like the look of us, get in contact and we will let you know if we have a suitable position for you. Contact Rachel Verdon.

  •    01869 340342 extn 0310
  •    rachel@nicholsonsgb.com
Nicholsons

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