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Estate Gardener

Employer
Fresh Horticultural Careers
Location
Berkshire
Salary
£24-£27k DOE
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

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Estate Gardener   Our client currently have an exciting opportunity to join their very well established but always growing business as an Estate Gardener for a high-profile private client on a prestigious 70-acre Berkshire estate.   The estate comprises extensive high end formal gardens, parklands, waterways and features, woodlands and leisure facilities.   It would be preferred if the candidate had a recognised horticultural qualification, but this is not essential. Training in the ways of good horticultural practice will be provided on the job.

The candidate should have strong experience of high-end gardening, with private estate team work preferred.
  Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to;   All aspects of horticulture; specialised and more general All aspects of lawn care Chemical applications and record keeping (PA1 & PA6 required)  subject to training and supervision as required Ground clearance and seasonal work Sweeping and maintenance of hard surfaces / furniture within the gardens Tending to borders and lawns Specialised pruning and trimming Care of artificial tennis court - under instruction Maintenance of waterways, lakes and stream, irrigation system Safe operation of machinery subject to training
As well as good horticultural ability the candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills / 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 personally and undertake training
  A full clean driving licence and own transport are preferred due to location of the estate.
  They are able to offer a competitive salary between £24,500 - £27,000 for the right candidate, dependent on experience and qualifications and 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. Uniform, PPE and relevant training will be provided.

Company

We possess over 20 years recruitment experience and have specialised in the Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture industries since 1999. Typically we have 150+ permanent vacancies covering all areas of the horticultural industry, from operatives to senior management.To apply for any of our vacancies please complete our simple online application form by visiting www.freshhortcareers.com.

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Telephone
020 7793 7825
Location
London
SE11 4BA
GB

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