Junior Estate Gardener - Live Out - EC2046

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
£16,000 pa
Posted
03 Nov 2016
Closes
03 Dec 2016
Ref
EC2046
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A Garden & Grounds Assistant is sought by our client for a large private estate in Worcestershire, comprising approximately 4 acres of garden and 4 acres of park land. Both landscaping and planting have been done to an extremely high specification. The team is made up of three permanent staff; which consists of a Grounds Manager, Gardener and the Gardener/Grounds Assistant, each of them bring specific skill sets and expertise to their roles to achieve a joint goal of making the estate look as beautiful as possible. This is a career opportunity for a passionate and dynamic individual who wants to progress their career as they will be given the opportunity to acquire experience in all aspects of horticulture. Duties will be both garden and grounds maintenance (planting, weeding of formal and informal herbaceous borders, cultivation of potager and orchard, garden irrigation) together with woodland, hedge and grass management. It is essential that applicants have a minimum of NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualification in Amenity Horticulture, a full clean driving licence and practical experience with tractors. Also desirable are PA1/PA6 spray certificates, CS30/31 chainsaw certificates, brushcutter certificate and tractor driving certification. The client is able to offer employees outstanding facilities and generous resources for achieving professional potential. Hours of work 7.30am till 4pm (March to October) 8am to 3pm (November to February).

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