Faircape Life Is Hiring: Groundsman – South Africa
Closing Date: Not Specified
Faircape Life operates 6 high-end retirement/lifestyle villages in the Western Cape. Locations of these estates are in Noordhoek, Kirstenhof, Tokai, Somerset West and Onrus.
We are seeking Groundsmen for our facility Cle Du Cap in Kirstenhof. The facility is located near to Blue Route Mall and are in close proximity to all major transport routes.
The Groundsman is responsible for maintaining the gardens and grounds of the village and ensuring an acceptable appearance of trees, shrubs, flowers, beds and lawns, and to keep the grounds free from refuse, weeds, harmful insects and plant diseases.
Duties will include but are not limited to the following:
Pruning of trees and overgrown shrubs
Reinstate plant beds and garden redevelopment
Turning over of plant beds
Cutting of grass and trimming
Hand/additional watering when required
Tools & Machinery:
Inspecting tools before and after use (lawnmowers, hedge trimmers, brush-cutters)
Cleaning all tools at the end of each days use
Oil and sharpen blades of all cutting equipment
Collecting of household refuse
Sweep synthetic turf in courtyards
Sweep paved surfaces in courtyards
Sweep paved area around Healthcare
Collect leaves in courtyards
Experience and knowledge
1 year’s relevant experience in a similar roleKnowledge of plants and gardening techniquesKnowledge of horticultural machinery and toolsKnowledge of irrigation systemsKnowledge of plants and gardening techniquesAbility to perform basic grounds maintenance tasksAbility to lift and manipulate heavy objectsUnderstanding of health & safety rules
Skills and Attributes:
Good interpersonal skills
Attention to details
Clear health record
Salary from R5,000 Cost to Company per month.
Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful