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

Landscape Delivery Driver and Health and Safety Officer

We are looking to recruit an experienced driver with experience in the landscape or building industry. The successful candidate will have a full clean diving licence, trailer test and be able to work on their own initiative.

Experience in Health and Safety will be an advantage but in any case, attention to detail, strength of character and diplomacy will be required for the vital role in our business.  Computer skills are preferred.

This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm.

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 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, 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.   There is the opportunity to progress to Team Leader with this position once the necessary skills have been demonstrated.

Delivery Driver

Nicholsons Plant Centre currently has a vacancy for a delivery driver.  Key requirements for this position include: clean driving licence including trailer certificate (or have passed car test prior to 1st January 1997), ability to be flexible, physically fit due to the nature of this role which will include moving plants, excellent customer interface and ability to follow through with paperwork.  This will be ideal for anyone who likes working as part of a team in a friendly, family run business.  Hours of work are 7.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

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 (some positions require kitchen garden experience).   Candidates must be enthusiastic, able to communicate well within a team and have a good client interface. Both full-time and part-time positions available.  Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm.  Full, clean driving licence required.

 

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 210
  •    rachel@nicholsonsgb.com