Head Gardener

Location
SA13 2TJ, Port Talbot
Salary
£23,935 - £27,394 per annum
Posted
10 Feb 2017
Closes
10 Mar 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

EDUCATION, LEISURE & LIFELONG LEARNING

Margam Country Park

Head Gardener

Salary: £23,935 - £27,394 per annum

Fixed-term contract for 5 years from date of commencement

37 hours per week

Ref: HRA12066/5523

Margam Country Park is one of the leading visitor attractions in South Wales (www.margamcountrypark.co.uk) and we are seeking an experienced Head Gardener to take a leading role in the restoration and development of the historic gardens. The role will involve establishing, maintaining and managing the gardens to the highest horticultural standards, using staff, volunteers and contractors for the benefit of visitors and local people. You will be passionate about sharing the heritage and horticultural features of the site through engaging with interpretation measures and events.

The post requires M.Hort (RHS), Degree, Botanic Garden Diploma, HND or equivalent.

Welsh language skills are not necessary, applications may be submitted in Welsh, these will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Wynne, Park Manager on 01638 88163 or email m.wynne@npt.gov.uk

You may apply online at the Authority’s website www.npt.gov.uk/jobs download an application pack or contact the HR Recruitment Team by email at jobs@npt.gov.uk or by telephone (01639) 686 837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Previous candidates need not apply

Closing date: 12 noon, Thursday 10 March 2017

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