Gardner Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Busia

Taita Taveta County

Job Description

VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANCIES

Pursuant to Article 235(1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, and Section 59(1) (b) of the County Governments Act, 2012, the County Public Service Board of Busia would like to employ interested and qualified Persons to fill the following Positions in the Office of Governor.

JOBS AND APPOINTMENT SPECIFICATIONS

GARDENER JOB GROUP “D” – (ONE POST)

Duties and Responsibilities

Cutting and maintaining hedges, Pruning wall shrubs and climbers, Maintenance of shrub borders including pruning and weeding
Cutting and maintaining lawns and grass to a variety of finishes (fine to rough meadow type) using a variety of machines, including pedestrian operated, tractors & ride on mowers, trimmers and brush cutters including fertilizer and pesticide application.

Cutting and maintaining hedges, Pruning wall shrubs and climbers, Maintenance of shrub borders including pruning and weeding

Maintenance of herbaceous borders including weeding, staking, pruning and replanting as required and mulching
Cooperating with other Departments as required and Undertaking other duties as required
Observing all Health and Safety Risk Assessments, regulatory and security measures

Maintenance of garden features, Floral displays and flower arrangements to a high, professional standard for all events, Maintenance of car parks, Keeping garden buildings clean, tidy and safe,
Keeping the Head Gardener informed of unfinished tasks,

Keeping the Head Gardener informed of equipment breakdowns or malfunctions
Maintaining good relationships with other staff, visitors and neighbours
Maintaining the compost heaps, Assisting with new landscaping works if need be, Maintaining tools and equipment in the correct and safe manner

Chemical spraying and application of fertilizers (kept to a minimum), Greenhouse and nursery practices including seed sowing, watering, propagation and potting, especially the tender perennials and winter bedding and glasshouse cleaning
Leaf clearing and litter picking, Carrying out basic arboricultural activities, stacking the woody waste pile and chipping woody waste
Cutting and maintaining lawns and grass to a variety of finishes (fine to rough meadow type) using a variety of machines, including pedestrian operated, tractors & ride on mowers, trimmers and brush cutters including fertilizer and pesticide application.

Requirements For Appointment

Minimum of O –Level Certificate;
Ability to work in a team or alone with little or no supervision.

Conscientious and hard working.

NOTE:

Application should reach the Secretary/CEO Public service Board on or before 4th June 2018

Applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following institutions

Criminal Investigations Department(CID)
Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)
Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA)
Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC)

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original national Identity cards, Academic certificates, testimonials and clearance at the interview.

Busia County Government is an equal opportunity employer; youths, persons living with disabilities, women and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY;

Written applications, enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and National Identity Card/Passport should be submitted to.

THE SECRETARY/ CEO,

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

PORT VICTORIA PLAZA

P.O BOX 1103-50400

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To apply for this job email your details to info@busiacounty.go.ke