Kitchen Gardener - Live Out - EC2031

Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
circa £25,000 pa DOE
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
05 Feb 2017
Ref
EC2031
Sector
Growing
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A full time experienced Kitchen Gardener is required to run a large organic kitchen garden, greenhouse, orchard and orchid room for a private estate near Guildford, Surrey. The estate has kitchen garden with 10 beds growing fruit and vegetables, a 100 metre glasshouse that is temperature controlled and has an automatic irrigation/watering system and the estate has a range of modern garden machinery. Applicants will need to have proven experience growing fresh produce and ability to provide the owners with year round fresh produce for their properties. You will have assistance from a full time person and other staff to help as required. Ideally applicants will have an interest or experience in organic growing and bee keeping and have the ability to bring ideas and lots of enthusiasm to the role to expand and diversify the range of produce the estate grows.

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 proven experience growing a year round supply of fresh produce for a large household

Do you have experience running a large glasshouse and propagating crops from seed/cuttings

Do you have experience of temperature controlled glasshouses with automated irrigation/watering.

Do you have experience of supervising a small team or an assistant member of staff.

Do you have knowledge/experience of organic growing and bee keeping



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