Job Vacancies

Job Title: Soft Landscaping Operative

Description of Role:
Working in a small mobile team delivering soft landscaping services in the
Oxfordshire Region, to a variety of clients (for example: local authority, housing
associations, private housing and corporate grounds).

Employment type: Full time – seasonal in the first instance (possible permanent
for the right candidate)
Hours of work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (7am – 4:30pm)
Salary Range: £7.83 – £9.50 per hour (depending on age and experience)

Other information:

Hours of work vary throughout the year – often working longer hours during the peak summer season (March to October), and less during the winter (November to February).

Primary Responsibilities

Service Quality:

  • Delivering high quality grounds maintenance and soft landscaping services – in line with the company’s commitment to quality
  • Willingness to undertake all tasks with enthusiasm and to undertake training as required

Health & Safety:

  • To understand and follow all safety procedures to comply with the Company’s Health & Safety Policy

Customer Focus:

  • To provide a polite and helpful service to residents/customers, handling queries and referring issues to your line manager (as required)

Team Working:

  • To work as part of a small mobile team in the delivery of services

Safe use of equipment and resources:

  • To use and ensure proper maintenance and care for equipment
  • To ensure materials are stored and used appropriately

Personal Specification

You must work well in a small team. Energetic and enthusiastic, taking a pride in your work. Enjoy working outdoors

ROLO Health & Safety, CSCS Card – for building site access
Driving Licence: Occasional driving, either to support generally, or when covering annual leave absence. Knowledge of or interest in working in horticulture. Experience in use of equipment, mowers, hedge cutters is helpful. Full training will be provided on the job.

Opportunity and Progression

Operatives will become competent in the use of all horticultural equipment and gain sound horticultural knowledge. This role is seen as a potential stepping stone to becoming a Skilled Operative (for the right candidate)


Flexible Reliable Good interpersonal skills Multi-tasker Enthusiastic and energetic Customer service focus Effective communicator Proactive

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £7.83-£9.50 per hour

Job Title: Landscape Operative

A fantastic opportunity to work as a Landscape & Grounds Operative in our Grounds Maintenance division. Join our friendly and experienced team, working outdoors and build your knowledge and experience in Landscape Maintenance and Horticulture.

You will work in a small team delivering a range of gardening and grounds maintenance services to our customers (to include grass cutting operations, hedge trimming, weed control and litter picking).

The ideal candidate will have some experience of grounds maintenance, however this is not essential as full training will be provided. You will be reliable, motivated and energetic. Candidates that exceed expectation will be offered more senior roles within the company as they prove their skills and commitment.

Banbury based.

Expected start date: June 2022

Job Types: Full-time 

Salary: £8.91-£9.50 per hour

Please email for more information

Job Title: Apprentice Landscape Operative

An exciting opportunity to work as an Apprentice Landscape Operative whilst attending college and working towards a Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture.

Starting an apprenticeship with 4th Corner allows you to:

  • Combine a programme of study with learning on the job
  • Build skills and achieve nationally recognised qualifications
  • Earn whilst achieving a qualification
  • Gain the support, experience and training you need for the successful completion of your apprenticeship
  • Prepare and train for a full-time role with 4th Corner after completion of your apprenticeship

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, reliable and energetic. Full training is provided on the job. A driving licence is beneficial but not essential.

Entry Requirement: Level 2: 2 or more GCSEs at grades 9 to 3 (A* to D), or equivalent

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: £5.11 per hour

Please email for more information.

Horticultural Services