Full Time Gardener/Groundsperson – Tiptree, Essex Ref 1306

Position Filled
Posted on
April 6, 2023
Tiptree, Essex
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson

Full Time experienced Gardener/Groundsperson required for beautiful country house located in close to Tiptree, Essex. The gardens are established and require the incoming gardener to maintain to a very high standard. They are open approx 100 days a year and are an important part of a beautiful wedding venue.

The gardens and grounds extend to approx 3 acres and comprise the following areas:-

  • Formal lawns and borders
  • Rose garden
  • Hedges( topiary) orchard and cutting garden
  • Swimming pool area
  • Hard tennis court
  • Paved areas-patios, terraces and 5 ponds of varying sizes
  • Greenhouse

The Position:-

  • Maintaining formal lawns and borders to the highest standard
  • Using large garden machinery
  • General gardening, weeding, pruning, mulching, cutting back, replanting and all seasonal work as required
  • Keeping tennis court and swimming pool areas tidy
  • Vegetable growing

The Person:

  • Reliable, enthusiastic with a great work ethic
  • Passionate about horticulture with a keen eye for detail and the ability to maintain the gardens to a very high standard
  • Experienced with using large garden machinery – ride on mowers, strimmers etc
  • A good understanding of working with the seasons to ensure the garden looks its best at all times.
  • Will have RHS qualifications or the equivalent.
  • Will have previously been a senior gardener working on a private Estate
  • Happy to work alone unsupervised, however a good team player when necessary
  • Polite and well presented
  • Confident with liaising with other staff members and members of the public
  • Car driver

A good salary will be offered to the successful person who can provide excellent references.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997