The Hurlingham Club

Gardener

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Vacancy for Gardener

Permanent, Full time

Excellence | Prudence | Integrity | Courtesy

Bordering the Thames in Fulham and set in 42 acres of magnificent grounds, The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition and international renown and is recognised throughout the world as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs.

The Grounds Team are part of the Estates Department and are made up of 26 professional and highly motivated individuals who pride themselves on the maintenance and upkeep of the prestigious grounds. The grounds of the Club include ten croquet lawns, thirty grass tennis courts, a cricket ground, a nine-hole golf course, two bowling greens and over a hectare of trees, flowers, shrubs and ornamental lawns. It is through the efforts of the Grounds team that the Club’s members are rewarded year on year with award winning sports surfaces and stunning season changing flowerbeds.

As a Gardener you will work a 39 hour week (plus regular weekend overtime). You will work closely with the Head Gardener, Senior Gardener and rest of the team. Typical duties will include:

  • Carrying out a variety of horticultural duties.
  • Bed preparation.
  • Seeding, planting and weeding.
  • Pruning across all garden areas of the Club grounds.

Candidates will embody our Club values; excellence, prudence, integrity, courtesy. Candidates will be passionate and qualified horticulturalists (RHS Level 2, PA1 and PA6 Spraying Qualifications), able to demonstrate previous experience within a similar environment. Candidates will have a hands-on approach, the ability to work under pressure and be friendly, polite and diplomatic.

Our benefits include 23 days holidays (rising to 28 days after 5 years’ continuous service) plus Bank Holidays, life assurance, Group Income Protection, meals on duty, onsite parking, a discretionary annual bonus scheme and an annual performance pay review, along other discretionary benefits.

Please apply below, enclosing your covering letter and CV to:

Neil Harvey,
Grounds Manager

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