Head Gardener

Position Filled
Posted on
May 1, 2019
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson

We are looking for an experienced Gardener / Caretaker to look after and manage 40 acres of wonderful parkland and formal gardens.
This is a 40 hour week (Monday-Friday).
You will need to be able to drive a tractor mower and large ride on mower.
This property has 4 acres of formal gardens so the applicant must be capable of keeping them looking there best all year round as well as keeping on top of the remaining 36 acres of parkland.
You will also be required to mend fencing, chop trees down, let people in and out of the property, cut hedges; strim and arrange for things to be fixed/replaced if they appear broken, so you must be hands on, assertive and “handy”.
We need someone who is extremely trustworthy and loyal, someone who is capable of managing their own time and happy to liaise with contractors, local farmers when bigger jobs are required.
This is a sole gardening position but additional help, where needed will be supplied. The person must therefore be happy working alone and be a good time keeper.
Experience working on a large private estate /property a must.
Excellent working references essential.
Car driver required due to rural location.
Interviewing now