Gardener – Colchester, Essex- REF 1376

Position Filled
Posted on
June 20, 2023
Layer Breton, Colchester, Essex
Job Type
Permanent / Part-time / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson

Part Time Experienced Gardener required for private country house located in Layer Breton near Colchester Essex.

We are looking for someone who can work 3 full days a week throughout the year to manage these lovely, established 4.5 acre gardens.

The Position:-

  • All lawn care using large garden machinery
  • Maintaining the small hedges around the garden
  • Maintaining the formal borders-weeding, pruning, cutting back etc
  • Keeping the cutting garden refreshed to produce flowers for the house and a good display
  • Vegetable and fruit growing
  • Looking after the small greenhouse plants.

The Person:-

  • Reliable, punctual with a really good work ethic
  • Will have a good horticultural background and excellent plant identification skills
  • Must be happy to work alone and use own initiative
  • Will have high standards and take a pride in making sure the gardens look their best at all times
  • Polite and easy to get along with
  • Experienced with the use and maintenance of large garden machinery including ride on mower, strimmers etc
  • Car driver with own transport

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

Tel Jackie 07979 501997