Head Gardener - EC2205

Location
South West London
Salary
£27-30k DOE
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
05 Feb 2017
Ref
EC2205
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Head Gardener to manage the garden and grounds of a 12 acre garden within an arts and crafts gated development dating from the 1930’s in South West London. The role will entail managing and implementing garden maintenance and development activities of the estate to produce an aesthetically pleasing environment for the estate residents. You will also be involved in shaping the future of the gardens, designing and developing planting schemes.

Applicants will need to have a minimum RHS level 2 or similar qualification, PA1/PA6 spray certificates and demonstrable hands on gardening experience/plant knowledge combined with knowledge of health and safety. It’s essential you have the ability to create garden planting designs, and can produce hand drawn or CAD plans. You will also need to be able to recognise garden pests and diseases, have knowledge of tree work operations and able to specify works tree contractors. Single person accommodation is also optional with the vacancy.

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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