Full Time Head Gardener – Dorset-REF 900 (UNDER OFFER)

Position Filled
Posted on
November 23, 2021
Near Dorchester Dorset
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson

Full Time experienced Head Gardener with RHS qualifications required for private country house located near Dorchester, Dorset.

The beautiful gardens have been fully landscaped and planted to a high specification and include the following areas:-

  • Renovated pond into natural swimming pool
  • Rose Garden
  • Cutting Garden
  • Kitchen Garden- for vegetables
  • Walled Garden
  • Fruit Trees
  • Small Orchard
  • 20 year old woodland
  • Formal lawns

The Person will have:-

  • Recognised horticultural qualifications
  • Excellent plant knowledge
  • Large garden machinery experience-including ride on mowers and strimmers
  • PA1/PA6 spray certificates
  • The ability to maintain the mowers, leaf blowers, strimmers etc
  • Previous fully referenced experience in a similar roleThe Gardener must be reliable, punctual and easy to get along with. There is an apprentice and a senior gardener on site so a good team player essential. Because of the topography of the garden the gardener needs to be physically fit. ¬†Other Tasks:-
  • Chopping logs
  • Sweeping areas such as driveways, paths and keeping tennis court clean and tidy
  • Maintaining the swimming pool
  • Clearing gutters
  • Washing the veranda
  • Repairing fences.

The successful person will be offered a very good salary dependant on experience and a lovely working environment.

No accommodation available

Car driver essential.

Tel Jackie 07979501997 or Rebecca 07771655879