Experienced Gardener - Live Out - A998

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £25,000 DOE
Posted
29 Apr 2019
Closes
29 May 2019
Ref
A998
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced gardener to be part of the team at a very prestigious site in London.  This role is an excellent opportunity for a talented and passionate gardener to significantly enhance their standing in the industry.

As part of a dedicated team, you will share responsibility for the 42 acres of gardens; including rose beds, herbaceous boarders, lakeside planting & extensive hedging. The Gardens team is comprised of the Head Gardener, Senior Gardener and five Gardeners, which form a key part of the 26-strong estate team.  The grounds have over 600 mature trees, extensive ornamental gardens and lawns.

Typical horticultural duties include bed preparation, planting, weeding, feeding and pruning across all garden areas. As the successful applicant, you will work under the direction of the Head Gardener and Senior Gardener, and alongside the rest of the team to ensure the highest horticultural standards are maintained for the benefit of all members and their guests.

Candidates must be friendly, polite and diplomatic, with proven horticultural ability and genuine passion.  Good plant identification ability, experience with a range of gardening machinery and a PA1/6 certificate is essential, as is the willingness to learn new skills. You must be able to work well within a team as well as on your own initiative.  References will be required for all applicants for this role.

Working hours consist of a 39-hour week (7am-4pm Monday to Thursday, and 7am-3pm Friday) with scheduled, but not guaranteed overtime on one in three weekends (only 4hrs each day) inclusive of bank holiday weekends when scheduled.  

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.

SALARY:        Up to £25,000 DOE

LOCATION:    London

JOB No:          A998

If this Experience Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Experienced Gardener 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 for this Experienced Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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