Position Filled

Gardener

From English Country Gardeners

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A motivated and driven gardener is sought after to manage and maintain the gardens of a newly purchased property in New Forest, Hampshire.

The property, recently refurbished, is set in 24 acres of parkland and fields. The formal gardens consist of laurel hedges, expansive lawns and established plants, trees and shrubs that have been retained such as azaleas, rhododendrons and magnolia trees. Now that the garden landscaping has been completed, the client is looking for a driven and motivated gardener to maintain and enhance the garden to a high standard. Particular attention will be required in the initial stages to enhance the lawn and hedges

The ideal candidate will be organised, have a good eye for detail and work efficiently. Applicants must have good horticultural knowledge, ideally have completed a horticultural training/qualification and have demonstratable experience of garden maintenance. A full driving licence is essential and grounds maintenance related training certificates such as PA1 & PA6 and chainsaw would be advantageous. This position requires someone to take ownership of the garden and therefore be hands on, physically fit and proactive in their approach.

In addition, the successful applicant will have a good understanding of the use and maintenance of garden machinery and tractors as well as have good craft skills to undertaker minor repairs to fencing etc. The working week will be around 8am – 4pm Monday to Friday with some seasonal flexibility. The position includes 4 weeks paid holiday to be taken at a convenient time for the garden. 

SALARY:        Circa £25,000  
LOCATION: New Forest, Hampshire
JOB No:          EC14233

If this Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk .

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