We have a vacancy for a gardener (including some grounds work) at a private country Estate near Oxford. We are seeking someone who can work well as part of a small but highly dedicated team, has exceptional attention to detail and a willingness to learn and adapt on a continuing basis. This position would be perfect for someone who has some experience but is now looking to have more autonomy and wants to improve their knowledge and skills over a wide range of horticultural and grounds care work.
The overall maintenance of the garden and grounds, working alongside the Head Gardener and Senior Gardener. The key tasks will be garden project work, mowing, strimming, hedge cutting and seasonal work. Ability to muck in and help on adhoc Estate jobs is also a must.
General gardening experience including knowledge of mowing fine lawns.
Familiarity with agricultural equipment from small tractors to mini diggers an advantage but not essential – training will be given if needed.
Knowledge and experience of using rotary, cylinder and ride on mowers
Strimming and brush cutting
Interest in horticulture a must and a desire to further and broaden your experience.
Qualifications and experience
Garden/Horticultural qualification desirable but not essential
High work and personal standards
Good time keeping
Team work ethic
Location and Travel Time
This post does not include accommodation and applicants should ideally live within a 30-minute travel time radius of Stanton St John, or be able to demonstrate how they will easily commute to and from the Estate.
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