Groundsperson / Handyperson / Gardener – Newmarket, Suffolk – Ref JF1489

Position Filled
Posted on
October 8, 2023
Between Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson / Estate Worker

Full Time experienced Groundsperson/Gardener required for farming family with large equestrian facility including full size cross country courses, dressage and jumping arenas, gallops and stable yard.

The ideal person will be able to :

  • Drive a tractor
  • Use a range of implements behind the tractor – harrows, roller, sprayer etc
  • Operate a maintain large machinery – quad, ride on mowers, strimmer, hedge cutter and chain saw
  • Maintain large areas of hedging including box hedging
  • Assist with formal gardens when required-grass cutting and weeding
  • Repair and paint outbuildings and fencing
  • Keep the cross country tracks cut throughout the year and safe for the horses to use
  • Work Monday to Friday with the flexibility to help occasionally at weekends
  • Work efficiently unsupervised and work in all weathers
  • Carry out physical work some of which is heavy
  • Understand irrigation systems (preferable)

The successful person will be offered a competitive salary and a wonderful environment to work in. Other staff employed on the farm so not an isolated position.

Car driver essential and someone within 40 minutes of property.

Fully checkable references will be required.

Telephone Jackie: 07979 501997