Expired on: Aug 1, 2022

The AM Lodge has an exciting vacancy for a Gardner. The position entails performing full gardening services and maintenance and understanding the pool pump and filter workings to maintain the property efficiently.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Managing small maintenance required in and around the home.
  • Tending to the garden, lawn, flowerbeds, potted plants, trees, patios, drive, and surrounding areas.
  • Pool maintenance, and an understanding of the pool pump and filter workings.
  • Paved area sweeping and edge trimming.
  • Weeding of paved area, lawn, and flowerbeds.
  • Hedge maintenance, trimming, and shaping.
  • Lawn maintenance, edges, and watering schedule with water wastage a priority.
  • Keeping to the watering schedule and setting a routine for the maintenance of the garden.
  • Understanding of potting methods and watering requirements for different potted plants.
  • Understanding of pesticides and weeding chemicals, with the ability to understand the usage.
  • Knowledge of plant food & scheduling of feeding and watering requirements.
  • Ability to follow instructions on new flowerbed preparation and design.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all property walls.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all patio furniture, outside furniture and accessories.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all gardening equipment and tools.
  • Ability and experience in pruning roses, fruit trees and shrubs in accordance with seasonal requirements
  • Experience in the re-potting and re-planting of removed trees.
  • General houseman duties within the home, housekeeping, and general assistance with cooking and laundry
  • Skilled and experienced in all-rounder ability inside and outside the home.
  • Ability and references for using own initiative in an unsupervised position.



  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • First Aid level 1,2 &3


  • Must have 3 years’ experience working as a Gardener/Houseman in a private residence
  • Fluent with English

• Team Player, but must be able to work independently where required
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills
• Must have manual dexterity and great attention to detail
• Must be an Innovative and constructive thinker
• Must be pro-active and show initiative and punctuality
• Must have sound proven report writing skills
• Must have an ability to work under pressure
• Be able to resolve problems

Applications must be submitted by email to by 01 August 2022.

(For any inquiries, please contact Hilaria or Paisley Mthombeni on 011 205 0182)

Job Category: Gardener
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: AM Lodge - Hoedspruit
Salary: Market related (according to geographical location)
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