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Estate Gardener wanted to join small friendly team

Armscote Manor
Armscote, Near Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary dependant on qualifications of applicant
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Gardening Jobs
Horticultural Specialist

Estate Gardener (32 hours pw)

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic estate gardener to join our small friendly team on a private Warwickshire estate to assist the head gardener and groundsman.

The position is a working hands-on role, it is essential the candidate has a positive attitude, is self-motivated to work individually and happy to work in a team environment.

The role will be varied so candidates should be flexible and comfortable to perform both horticultural tasks and general estate maintenance. Ideally a minimum of three years experience working in a similar position. Some horticultural training would be preferred, but a positive attitude to work, training and gaining experience would be considered.

Responsibilities to include:

  • All aspects of horticulture, general and specialised.
  • Proficiency in plant propagation.
  • Lawn care maintenance.
  • Pruning, training and maintenance of trees and shrubs.
  • General maintenance including, hedges, fences, paths, weeding, mulching.
  • Maintenance of water features and irrigation systems.
  • Occasional stock assistance, moving and handling sheep.
  • Safe operation of garden machinery.

On top of a basic horticultural ability the candidate should demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Cooperative and enthusiastic nature
  • 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
  • High levels of energy and self-motivation
  • 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 skills

A full clean driving licence and own transport are preferred due to location (Shipston on Stour area).


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