Head Gardener job North Yorkshire

Location
North Yorkshire
Salary
negotiable
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Oct 2017
Ref
45799
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

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(45799)  A large estate in North Yorkshire are looking for a new Head Gardener to run a team of 4 other gardeners.  This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Gardener to take on a garden which are large areas of well established garden as well as areas which are ready for redevelopment and regeneration.    As well as the main garden the team look after 4 other smaller gardens linked to the estate.

The estate itself is 100 acres and the formal garden covers 5 acres.  There is a mix of parkland, a formal walled garden, glasshouses, vegetable garden, rose garden and large amounts of Yew and Box Hedging.  The Head Gardener needs to have horticultural experience as well as being hands on.  You need to be a good communicator, be a team player, have experience managing a team and be someone who can work with the estate owner to ensure that the garden is maintained to a high standard.

The Head Gardener will need to plan the maintenance of the garden and also be involved in the ongoing development of the garden.

The role is offered on a live in basis with a 3 bed cottage provided on the estate.  Employer pays rent, water and council tax.  Logs are supplied and you pay your own electricity.

£neg dep on experience