Experienced Gardener

From English Country Gardeners

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced skilled gardener to manage a beautiful private garden in Hampstead, Greater London. The diverse 1-acre garden consists of a rose garden and climbing roses, wisteria, yew hedges, mixed beds, herbaceous borders and shrubs, mature trees, a kitchen garden with raised beds and a greenhouse, lawn, tennis courts, pond with a water feature and a pergola / trellis walkway.

The skilled gardener will have a true passion for plants and gardening, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and have the determination and drive to work autonomously. He / She will have a vision for maintaining and enhancing the garden as required and is someone who takes pride in their work.

The successful candidate will ideally hold a minimum level 2 horticultural qualification combined with excellent plant knowledge, excellent technical skills and a minimum of 5 years previous experience working on private estates. PA1/PA6 spray certificates would be an advantage as well as the ability to operate and maintain a range of garden machinery.

Additional duties include maintaining the tennis court (tiger turf – to be kept moss free), clearing the gutters, some handyman duties including some painting and basic electrical assistance, maintaining two cars and once or twice a year take care of the dog. The successful applicant will have a full driving licence.

A one-bedroom accommodation, offsite but next to the property, is provided for the successful candidate. The accommodation is suitable for single occupancy; council tax and water and electricity bills will be covered by the employers.

SALARY:        Circa £30,000 depending on experience
LOCATION: Hampstead, London
JOB No:          EC36107

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

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