Estate Gardener / Grounds Maintenance

Location
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Salary
£22,000-£24,000 + benefits
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Apr 2018
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This permanent role comprises of all aspects of estate maintenance of grounds and gardens on a high end large private estate near Wargrave on Thames.

You will be part of a small but expanding team reporting directly to the head of grounds maintenance

Due to the high volume of applications we regret we cannot respond to each individual, if you have not had a response within seven days your application was unsuccessful. Please read the job description thoroughly and only apply if you have the relevant experience

Responsibilities and Duties

Duties to include all aspects of grounds & garden maintenance and upkeep, operating machinery and tractor mowing equipment, gardening, hedge trimming and spraying

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate must possess the following skills:

Experience in general grounds maintenance, gardening and use of relevant machinery, including experience in tractor driving.

Experience and qualifications in horticulture would be an advantage.

Good interpersonal skills and strong work ethic.

Will be well presented and be a good communicator.

This is a live out position in a rural area so the candidate must hold a valid Full UK drivers licence or equivalent, have their own transport and live within an easily commutable distance.

In addition NPTC PA1 & PA6a spraying certificates would enhance your application (but are not essential).

Benefits

Excellent benefits including company pension scheme etc. Salary dependent on experience.

33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Please apply with current CV and cover letter including up to date contact details. References will be required.

 

   

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