Head Gardener - EC1988

Isle of Sark
£33,500 DOE
14 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Gardening Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

Experienced Head Gardener required to manage the garden and grounds of a hotel and house on the Isle of Sark that is run organically and incorporates permaculture and biodynamic ideas. There are 80 acres of farmland and 4 acres of landscaped area between the hotel and house that require management. You will be required to grow a wide range of fresh produce for the hotel kitchen and work closely with the head chef. Other areas include cut flower garden, kitchen garden, woodland, orchard lawns, shrubbery and herbaceous borders. A number of seasonal staff and local part-time people assist with the garden/grounds.  Applicants will need a horticultural qualification, experience in a similar role and excellent communication skills. The appointed person will be working 6 days/week. Accommodation will be provided for the first 3 months of employment until own accommodation is found.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.

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Do you have a horticultural qualification and previous experience in a similar role

Are able to grow a wide range of fresh produce for a hotel kitchen

Do you have experience/knowledge of organic and permaculture growing

Do have experience managing staff and planning daily workloads

Do you have excellent communication skills and willing to work with the public.

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