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CV, UK Based Landscape Garden Designer Looking Overseas

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 35742
(11/23/1978, male)
List top 5 skills: contruction, gardener, head gardener, landscape design, landscape gardener, landscape supervisor
Short Bio:

Excellent leadership skills; vast knowledge and with over 10 years experience in the Landscaping and Construction industrial sector. Fully qualified in General Building and Horticulture and experienced in pesticide spraying and chainsaw operations. Having the experience of running own landscaping company, I understand the importance of being client focused and developing good relationships with the client and third parties. My work portfolio can be viewed at www.countrysidelandscaping.co.uk

Current location: 

Dunblane - View on map

Nationality: 

Scottish

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, other

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Profile

An enthusiastic, reliable and dedicated individual with excellent people skills. I have a good sense of humour, excellent communication skills and work well either on my own, or as a valued team member. I am helpful and hardworking, have good organisational, problem solving and analytical skills and would be quite comfortable in a position of leadership. I always take pride in completing work to the best of my ability by constantly striving to meet targets and deadlines.

 

Work Experience

Nov 2012 – Present
Countryside Landscaping & Maintenance, Dunblane

Self Employed Landscaper/ Consultant & Design

• All aspects of landscape gardening

• Application of various landscape designs, and maintenance contracts

• Offering an exceptional Grounds and building maintenance service

March 2012 – 31 Oct 2012
Stirling Council

Gardener

• Crass cutting all the Council amenity Grass areas, using self-propelled mowers and strimmer.

• Providing a high standard of work whilst

• Adhering to all the Council health and safety requirements

 

Feb 2012 – March 2012
Hays Recruitment (Strathclyde University, Jordan Hill Campus)

Grounds person

• Working as part of the team ensuring the grounds are to a high standard

• Assisting in various Landscaping and pot hole maintenance

• Using University tractors and machinery whilst adhering to health and safety requirements

March 2011 – Nov 2011
Highland Garden Services, Foresthill’s Hotel Aberfoyle

Head Gardener

• Responsible for looking after Hotel 30 acre grounds

• Crass cutting using self-propelled mowers and ride on tractor

• Hedge and grounds maintenance including pesticide spraying

 

April 2008 – Aug 2009
Contract Scotland, Landscape Clark of works, Clackmannanshire

• Dailey progress reports of landscaping works

• log reports and communications with sub-contractors on site

• Attending weekly meetings and reporting finding

 

Sept 2006 – October 2007
Marie Curie Cancer Hospice, Glasgow

Head Gardener/Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

• Responsible for all grounds, and maintenance schedules

• Hiring of stock and equipment

• Organising volunteer and patient groups involved with promoting charity

• Trusted member of staff

 

Jun 2004 – Feb 2006
Amey Infrastructures Services, Glasgow

Landscape Chargehand

• Landscape Charge hand/Chemical Storeman

• Landscape ganger, in charge of various landscaping contracts

• Grass cutting, Tree felling and various, grounds works jobs

 

Education/Qualifications

School / College / University

Stirling University 2010 BA Hons Environmental Science

Stirling University 2009 Psychology Social sciences Environmental Sciences

Citizens Advice Bureau 2010  Fully qualified General Advisor

Clydebank College 2009  NC Counselling Skills

Barony College St Andrews  2009 First Aid Course

Forth Valley College, Alloa SVQ Horticulture Level 2

2003-2004 NPTC Pesticides Certificate PA1 & PA6

Barony College 2005  NPTC Chainsaw

Clackmannan College, Alloa 2000 SVQ General Building Operations – Level 2

 

Balfron High School 6 Standard Grades
1990 – 1995 English, Mathematics, Science, Craft & Design, Computing Studies, Geography

Glasgow College Tech Scotvec modules
1995 – 1996 Information Technology, Information Skills,  Communication 1&2, Develop working relationships

 

Interests/Personal Achievements

Interests include reading, going to the gym, listening to music, cookery and gardening. I enjoy spending quality time with family and going for walks, helping and being active in my local church.

Full clean UK Driving Licence


References

Available on request