Estate Gardener - 41197

Location
Sunninghill, Ascot
Salary
£24,000 DOE
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Ref
41197
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

 

Estate Gardener

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our growing business as an Estate Gardener for a high-profile private client on a prestigious 70-acre Berkshire estate. The estate comprises extensive high-end formal gardens, parklands, waterways and features, woodlands and leisure facilities.

 Duties

  • All aspects of horticulture; specialised and more general
  • Lawn care and maitenance
  • Chemical applications and record keeping (PA1 & PA6 required)
  • Ground clearance
  • Sweeping and maintenance of hard surfaces / furniture within the gardens
  • Ground preparation of borders and planting
  • Pruning and trimming
  • Care of artificial tennis court
  • Maintenance of waterways, lakes and stream, irrigation system

 Person Specification

  • Ability to work positively in a tight knit team
  • Willing to take direction and follow instruction as required
  • Able to work independently and take ownership for work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A pro-active and can-do attitude
  • Good time-management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Integrity and discretion
  • A desire to develop personally and undertake training

A full clean driving licence and own transport are essential due to location (Ascot / Sunninghill area).

We are able to offer a competitive salary for the right candidate, dependent on experience and qualifications and 20 days holiday plus bank holidays. Uniform, PPE and relevant training will be provided.

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