Groundsman/ Gardener – (G-Mfa/08/2017)

Ad ID
803130
Posted at
1. Sep, 09:13
Details
Position Type
Full time
Location
Riverside Nairobi
Description

Full Time

Job Summary

Maintain the grounds, fences and landscape

Job Description

Job summary
Maintain the grounds, fences and landscape to ensure an aesthetic environment that promotes environmental conservation and serene working and living environment.
Key responsibilities
Ensure the grass is well trimmed at all times, the plants and flowers are well manicured without infectious/harmful insects.
Continuously replenish plants or flowers when they die off.
Collect various plant and flower species and maintain a nursery for replenishing dead plants/flowers.
laying mulch (compost, bark or other materials) around plants.
Sourcing for new plants/flowers to enhance the collection of plants at the academy including medicinal plants. Research on plants and landscape designs to ensure that the academy has the best layouts and plants at all times.
To ensure that all health and safety issues related to identified garden areas are addressed to enable students and members of staff to use the areas safely.
Manage garbage disposal
To assist in the general efficient operation of the school in areas related to the role of the gardener.
Prepare budget for the function.
Education and experience
At least 5 years working experience with special focus on landscaping on large scale. knowledge of various plants and flower types and the climatic conditions that favour them
Knowledge of establishment of a nursery
Demonstrated experience and commitment to landscaping
Good communication skills
The ideal candidates must embody Excellence, Responsible Citizenship, Curiosity, Accountability, Leadership and Innovation – the values that will drive life across all elements of The Academy for educators, learners, and staff.
Application Procedure
Send your Application Letter and CV as one document stating your current position, remuneration, contact details as well as names and contacts (telephone and e-mail address) of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
Indicating the Title of position and Reference Number on the subject line of your email.
Hard copy applications will not be accepted. Only those submitted through Email will be considered.
The closing date for the applications is 8th September 2017.
M-PESA Foundation Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equity within the organization.

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