Head Gardener Job

Location
East Lothian
Salary
£35,000 - £40,000
Posted
13 Jul 2020
Closes
13 Aug 2020
Ref
LJ 87981
Function
Gardening Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Greycoat Lumleys' client is seeking an experienced Head Gardener for their property in East Lothian. 

The family home has approximately 600 acres and consists a family garden, lawns, a walled garden, driveway, many trees, a vegetable garden, ponds, a paddock and walkways.  The Principals are looking for a Head Gardener to direct the development of the gardens, be hands on themselves and also lead a team.  

A sound Horticultural knowledge and an understanding of the Scottish climate are essential.  The Principals are currently working with a Landscape Architect and the Head Gardener will take on the role of working closely with them to create stunning gardens for the estate.

The principal is happy to invest in the required machinery which must be well maintained and handled.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a Head Gardener to be involved in the project on a long term basis over several years, to be able to see their vision come to fruition and to join an enjoyable working team environment.

Start: ASAP

Accommodation: Can be provided

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 gpa - depending on experience

Job Number: 87981

Responsible Consultant: Lesley Jones