JOB VACANCIES

Want to become a part of the Nicholsons family? Have a look at our job vacancies below…

Job Vacancies

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

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Job Vacancies

EXPERIENCED GARDENERS

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

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 an excellent knowledge of gardening practices and plants.   Candidates must be enthusiastic, able to communicate well within a team and have a good client interface.  A full UK driving licence is required and a trailer licence would be a benefit.

This position is ideally full time, Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 4.30 pm.  We will offer a range of benefits which include full PPE including boot allowance, company branded clothing, tools, van, appropriate training and relevant tickets, pension scheme, 21 days holiday pay rising to 26 days after 2 years both plus bank holidays and access to company holiday cabins.

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ARBORICULTURAL TEAM LEADER

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

At Nicholsons, we currently have a vacancy for a full-time arboricultural team leader with a minimum of five years’ experience in the industry. The position would suit a highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic applicant looking to develop a career in arboriculture. Applicants need to have the ability to manage and organise a team of up to five members of staff at any one time. The applicant would need to be comfortable communicating with clients and ensure a high standard of professionalism is always maintained.

Ideally applicants will have a minimum of 5 years in the industry, relevant NPTC qualifications (i.e: CS 30, 31,32, 38, and 39), be able to demonstrate safe and competent climbing and working practices, have a certificate of competence in Brushwood Chipper Operations and must have a full UK driving licence, ideally with towing licence B+E. Post holders must be physically fit, as the role regularly requires physical work, and must be comfortable working outside in all conditions.

Hours of work are 7.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.  Nicholsons offers a competitive rate of pay, dependent on experience and qualifications, all PPE equipment and is pro- active in providing additional training to aid career progression. Benefits include pension, 21 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 26 days after 2 years, holiday cabins in Wales and Scotland for staff to use.

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ARBORICULTURAL POSITION – 2nd CLIMBER

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

At Nicholsons, we currently have a vacancy for a full-time arborist/climber with a minimum of two years’ experience in the industry. The position would suit a highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic applicant looking to develop a career in arboriculture. Applicants need to be able to demonstrate safe and competent climbing and working practices.

Ideally applicants will have relevant NPTC qualifications (i.e: CS 30, 31, 38, and 39), be able to demonstrate safe and competent climbing and working practices, have a certificate of competence in Brushwood Chipper Operations and must have a full UK driving licence, ideally with towing licence B+E. Post holders must be physically fit, as the role regularly requires physical work, and must be comfortable working outside in all conditions.

Hours of work are 7.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.  Nicholsons offers a competitive rate of pay, dependent on experience and qualifications, all PPE equipment and is pro-active in providing additional training to aid career progression. Benefits include pension, 21 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 26 days after 2 years, holiday cabins in Wales and Scotland for staff to use.

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GROUNDSMAN

Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK

Nicholsons are looking to recruit a full-time groundsman who would be working on an estate undertaking general maintenance ie grass cutting, clearing, weeding, tree-felling and general horticultural work.

The successful applicant would be required to hold valid CS30 and CS31 certificates and a driving licence for this role and be able to demonstrate their previous horticultural and groundsman experience.

This role would be 5 days per week, Monday to Friday.  Wage would depend on experience.

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