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Gardener

Employer
Tregothnan
Location
Truro, Cornwall
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Gardener

 

Truro, Cornwall

 

About Us

 

Tregothnan is internationally famed as the home of English tea since 1999 and our family has lived on our historic estate with its picturesque and environmentally protected gardens since 1334.

 

We boast the largest private botanical garden in Cornwall, which has enabled us to ‘put the English into English tea’ and surpass producers from around the world.

 

No longer the ‘new kid on the block’, we are constantly innovating and evolving our teas, as well as producing honey and providing a plethora of experiences and holidays the whole family can enjoy.

 

We are now seeking a Gardener to maintain and develop our breath-taking gardens near Truro, Cornwall.

 

The Benefits

 

- A salary from £20,000 per annum

- 21 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

- Pension scheme

 

If you are an experienced gardener, this is a tremendous opportunity to put your green fingers to the test with our exciting company.

 

With ample support and autonomy, you will tend and design our internationally renowned private garden, brimming with enchanting, vibrant and picturesque landscapes.

 

So, if this role is your cup of tea, we want your expertise and passion and you could be an integral part of the history of our leading company and stunning estate.

 

The Role

 

As a Gardener, you will be responsible for all aspects of plant care and vegetable production, as well as the maintenance and development of our beautiful gardens.

 

Working as part of the Gardening Team, you will maintain presentable gardens through propagation, planting, soil cultivation and weeding and pest and disease control.

 

Additionally, your role will involve labelling, ordering and logging plants onto a database, as well as improving our gardens through soft landscaping and designing.

 

About You

 

To be considered as a Gardener, you will need:

 

- Previous gardening experience within a team-based gardening role

- Experience growing vegetables, following organic principles

- Sound horticultural knowledge

- Excellent organisational and communication skills

- The ability to work individually and as part of a team

- An RHS Level 2 in Horticulture or equivalent

- A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle

 

The closing date for this role is Friday 28th January 2022.

 

Other organisations may call this role Groundskeeper, Grounds Person, Horticultural Technician, Horticulture Operative, or Horticulturalist.

 

Webrecruit and Tregothnan are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

 

So, if you want to work on our stunning, unique landscape as a Gardener, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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