Full Time Gardener/Groundsperson – Nr Lavenham, Suffolk -REF 883 FILLED

Position Filled
Posted on
December 16, 2021
Nr Lavenham Suffolk
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson

Full Time experienced Gardener/Groundsman required for large private country house located approx. 4 miles from the village of Lavenham in Suffolk.

The ideal person will be horticulturally qualified with fully checkable references from previous gardening positions.

This is a full time Monday to Friday position with the flexibility to work weekends when required(occasionally)

The position:-

  • Use and maintenance of large garden machinery including ride on mower, strimmer, hedge cutter etc
  • Excellent plant knowledge to carry out any new landscaping projects
  • The ability to maintain 6 acres of formal garden and grassland.
  • Pool maintenance
  • Formal border care
  • Vegetable garden
  • Keeping driveways, ditches etc clean and clear
  • General tidying of all areas around the property
  • Occasional driving duties
  • Possibility of working at another location if necessary

The Person:-

  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic with a good work ethic
  • Happy to work alone
  • Flexible with times and possible weekend work
  • Must have a clean driving licence and own transport
  • Sprayer and chain saw certificate preferred
  • Within half hour of Lavenham preferred
  • Friendly, easy to get on with personality

A generous salary will be offered to the successful person