28.8 hours per week over 4 days / Permanent (All salaries are reviewed on 1st April each year
Would you like to use your passion for gardening to nurture one of the country's most prestigious gardens and inspire visitors from across the world? Then join us as Gardener at Walmer Castle. Walmer Castle, brimming with historic character and exciting gardening opportunities, offers a remarkable setting in which to take the next step in your career.
As a Gardener, you'll be playing a vital role in ensuring our gardens are wonderful place to spend time in. You'll help us find imaginative ways of bringing to life the stories that our gardens tell, helping visitors of all ages to make new discoveries.
We're looking for someone who is qualified at least to an NVQ level 2 in amenity horticulture and ideally hold PA1 & PA6 spraying certificates. Previous experience of working in a high quality horticultural establishment ideally open to the public would be beneficial and it would be great if you have had some experience of working alongside volunteers. You should be enthusiastic, have the ability to work to high standards and be effective and efficient when working on your own or as part of the wider team.
We strive to be an inclusive employer and are always looking for people who reflect the diversity of the country today, to help us make it more relevant to the diversity of the people, communities and places we serve. We continually look for new ways to promote the past in a way that is inclusive to all and that celebrates the cultural diversity of England's heritage.
From remote sites to inner city monuments, from regional teams to our Head Office, the diversity of our teams is critical to making sure our shared heritage is inclusive, exciting and accessible.
You'll find it's a workplace like no other - taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.
By joining us, you'll enjoy the rewards of a great team environment in inspiring locations, helping to make our site a wonderful place to visit. You'll also be joining our charity, which through our 400+ historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year. We offer a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, 25 days leave a year and free entry to all English Heritage properties for you, another adult and up to 6 children (under the age of 19).
Closing date: 29/11/2021 23:59:59