Experienced Gardener - Live In - EC2066

Location
Stirling, Scotland
Salary
circa £23,000 DOE
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
05 Feb 2017
Ref
EC2066
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A live in experienced Gardener is required for a private estate near Stirling, Scotland to manage a very attractive historical garden that contains 10 acres of wooded policies, formal walled gardens with fruit and vegetable areas, formal lawns, box hedging and herbaceous borders. There are also two small greenhouses used for winter propagation and growing soft fruit. Applicants will need to have a suitable horticultural qualification and considerable experience of horticulture, combined with a passion for plants. Applicants will need to be self-motivated to manage the gardens in the owner’s absence. Assistance is available from a Groundsman/Handyman. Other duties will include occasional driving and the care of ponies/dogs. You will ideally have a chainsaw and spray certificates and a full clean driving licence. Two bedroom accommodation with own garden available.

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 relevant horticultural qualification for an Experienced Gardener position

Do you have proven experience managing a large private estate garden

Are you competent in maintaining topiary, formal lawns and herbaceous borders

Do you have a full clean driving licence

Do you have chainsaw certificates and ability to maintain machinery



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