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Estate Gardener

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Working For: horticruitment

Estate Gardener required

Job Ref J178

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our award winning client as an Estate Gardener for a high-profile private client on a prestigious 70-acre Berkshire estate. The estate comprises extensive high-end formal gardens, parklands, waterways and features, woodlands and leisure facilities.

It would be preferred if the candidate had a recognised horticultural qualification, but this is not essential. Training in the ways of good horticultural practice will be provided on the job. The candidate should have strong experience of high-end gardening, with private estate teamwork preferred.

Responsibilities include:

Horticulture:

  • All aspects of horticulture; specialised and more general
  • All aspects of lawn care
  • Chemical applications and record keeping (PA1 & PA6 required) – subject to training and supervision as required
  • Ground clearance and seasonal work
  • Sweeping and maintenance of hard surfaces / furniture within the gardens
  • Tending to borders and lawns
  • Specialised pruning and trimming
  • Care of artificial tennis court – under instruction
  • Maintenance of waterways, lakes and stream, irrigation system
  • Safe operation of machinery subject to training

As well as good horticultural ability the candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills / qualities:

  • Cooperative and enthusiastic nature
  • Ability to work positively in a tight knit team
  • Willing to take direction and follow instruction as required
  • Able to work independently and take ownership for work
  • High levels of energy and self-motivation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A pro-active and can-do attitude
  • Good time-management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Integrity and discretion
  • A desire to develop personally and undertake training

A full clean driving licence and own transport are preferred due to location (Ascot area).

Full time position – 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. Uniform, PPE and relevant training will be provided.

If this Estate Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Jay Rimell on 01233 732767 or recruitment@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Estate Gardener vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Estate Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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