English Heritage

Head Gardener - Marble Hill

Twickenham, London (Greater)
£30,000 P/A
08 Mar 2019
14 Apr 2019

To manage and curate the 66 acre garden and grounds at Marble Hill House and Garden English Heritage property and its historic plant collections so that its history, archaeology, ecology, evolved design and artistic integrity are conserved and presented in an exemplary manner and documented to according to nationally recognised standards.

To manage all day to day aspects of the Pleasure Grounds, Sweet Walk, Kitchen Garden and meadow areas, ensuring their appropriate presentation and cyclic maintenance. To lead a customer focused culture (internal and external) that delivers exemplary standards of garden and landscape management, maintenance, curation, presentation, interpretation and promotion.

To recruit, train, manage and develop an apprentice and volunteers to achieve first class garden presentation and interpretation and job satisfaction.

To work closely with the Park Rangers and participate effectively in the work of site teams in the formulation and implementation of integrated management, development and conservation plans, ensuring that plans accommodate and promote best practice.

To identify and develop opportunities for the promotion of the Park and development of the visitor experience.

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