Skilled Gardener - Live Out - EC2697

Salisbury, Wiltshire
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Gardening Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

A Skilled Gardener is required to manage 35 acres of garden alongside 5 other staff near Salisbury, Wiltshire. The garden is run along organic lines with fruit and vegetable production overseen by the Soil Association. Applicants will need and minimum RHS level 2 qualification and 2 years hands on experience in a similar garden. A good knowledge of machinery, interest/experience in plants and borders, practical knowledge of health and safety and experience working at heights are also essential. You will report to the Head Gardener whilst also required to instruct junior colleagues. Working hours are 8am -4.30 Monday to Friday with 1 hours breaks and requirement to work weekends on a rota system. The company offer a pension scheme and 21 day holiday + bank holidays.

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 an RHS level 2 or similar intensive work experience?

Do you have at least 2 years practical experience in a similar large garden?

Do you have experience of using a wide range of machinery and experience working at heights?

Do you have good plant knowledge and keen interest in plants and borders?

Do you have experience growing produce and greenhouse/propagation work?

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