Sole Gardener - Live Out - EC6736

Location
Surrey
Salary
£30,000 – £35,000 depending on experience
Posted
25 Jun 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
EC6736
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a hands-on sole gardener with a positive disposition to manage the beautiful gardens of a private estate in North Surrey.

The private estate is surrounded by 13 acres of land which includes a 9-acre modern garden designed by a renowned contemporary landscape and garden designer. The garden contains formal lawns with meadow grass sections and grass herbaceous borders. Set out geometrically, the garden contains extensive hedging’s of Yew, birch and box with a river to one side of the garden and a woodland / parkland on the other.

The sole gardener will be responsible for the general maintenance and any further developments of the garden to a high horticultural standard. Due to the geometric shape of the garden, clipping and pruning of the hedges and sharp grass edges is important to maintain the structure. The successful applicant will have a full understanding of the importance of a structured feeding and treatment schedules and will implement this for all the plants in the garden.

Applicants will ideally hold a level 3 horticultural qualification and have excellent plant knowledge and horticultural skills. They will have the enthusiasm and passion to maintain the gardens to the highest level and continue to develop new areas in line with the garden theme. He / She will have excellent communication, be self-motivated and are able to work on their own initiative.  

New garden equipment and machinery will be available for the sole gardener’s use. The ability to operate and maintain a range of garden machinery and good craft skills are also desirable for the role. A full driving licence is essential, and a chainsaw certificate would be an advantage.

SALARY:        £30,000 – £35,000 depending on experience     

LOCATION: North Surrey

JOB No:          EC6736

If this Sole Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

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

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