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Senior Gardener/ Assistant Head Gardener

Private Estate near Aylesbury
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Competetive salary
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Gardening Jobs
Groundskeeping & Maintenance

Job Details

Senior Gardener/ Assistant Head Gardener

A fantastic opportunity to join a friendly team transforming a stunning 40-acre private estate with 4/5 acres of gardens near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire into one of the best private gardens in the country. We are at the early stages of renovating and replanting the whole garden so you will have a hand in its transformation from the start.

The Ideal Candidate Experience

  • General garden maintenance and management of all plants
  • Experience with growing fruit, herbs and vegetables
  • Sound horticultural knowledge
  • Seasonal bulb planting
  • Pruning of shrubs, roses, top & soft fruit
  • Mowing, strimming and hedge trimming
  • Tree maintenance 
  • Assisting with greenhouse management & maintenance 
  • Assisting with irrigation, water features & swimming pool
  • Weed & pest control through organic means where possible
  • Assisting with composting
  • Assisting with lawn cutting, aeration, fertilising, edging, verticutting & scarifying
  • Other estate duties are likely to include maintenance of gravel paths, garden sculptures, garden furniture, tennis court & assisting with maintenance of all garden machinery
  • PA1/PA6 spraying certificate desirable
  • NVQ3/RHS horticulture qualification desirable

The Ideal Candidate Character

  • Passion for horticulture
  • Hardworking
  • Enthusiastic
  • Works to the highest standards
  • Eye for detail
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Versatile/adaptable
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability 

Ability to commute/relocate

  • Aylesbury: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Gardening: 2 years (preferred)

Work Authorisation

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location

  • In person


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