Caragh Nurseries is expanding its landscape design team
Opportunity to work for an award-winning horticulture and design company based in Co. Kildare
21 January 2021 | 0
At Growtrade, we highlight job opportunities from around Ireland that would be suitable to landscapists, growers, turfgrass professionals, horticulturalists, and forestry professionals.
Here is one such opportunity to work for an award-winning horticulture and design company based in Caragh, Co. Kildare.
Caragh Nurseries is looking for a creative and enthusiastic landscape/ garden designer to join its design team. The successful applicant will support the nursery’s head designer on a range of projects with a focus on planting schemes and plant led projects. The role will concentrate on the design and build/ plant of creative residential and commercial landscape projects as part of a large-scale production nursery.
Role and responsibilities
- Supporting the design team in carrying out design duties through the whole design process; from initial sales leads assisting in the consultation process, surveys and soil analyses, creating plans, design boards and 3-D drawings
- Assisting the design team with its increased volume of landscape design work
- Pursuing sales leads for garden design work and undertaking design led queries on the nursery
- Working with the marketing team on the company brand image using effective literature, marketing and branding
- Assisting in the placement and planting of the garden, and ensuring quality and fulfilment of projects
- Assisting with project-specific administration
The successful candidate will have:
- A qualification in garden design or experience in a garden or landscape design position
- Full clean driving license
- Excellent working knowledge of CAD and any other landscape design drawing packages.
- Preferably also have good hand drawing skills
- Good plant knowledge
- Enthusiastic and keen to learn
- Able to work to deadlines
- Independent worker and good team player
- Good organisational skills
- Good communicator – both written and verbal with a creative flair
Salary is dependent on experience, with Caragh Nurseries naming the guide salary of €35,000 – €40,000.
While the position is and will be based just outside Naas, Co. Kildare, due to the current restrictions the role could initially be a home-based position with mentoring and meetings via an online platform.
Closing date for applications is 29 January 2021. For more information, contact Caragh Nurseries at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0864059272.