An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced gardener to work on a beautiful private estate in Stanmore, Middlesex.
The estate is set within 35 acres with the main gardens surrounding the house, folly, a private deer park, woodland, paddocks, stables, tennis court and swimming pool. The 2 acres garden consists of formal lawns, informal ponds with Koi, mixed bedding around the house and a variety of mature and young trees. To the left of the house a large walled garden with beds, fruit trees and a substantial greenhouse growing a mixture of fruit and vegetables to supply the house. To the right of the house is a beautiful Japanese garden.
The experienced gardener will be part of a team reporting into the Head Gardener. He / She must have excellent horticultural knowledge and ideally hold a horticultural qualification. Experience in growing vegetables and fruit is essential, as is the ability to multi-task on the various daily gardening and estate management responsibilities. Spay certificates PA1 / PA6 and chainsaw certificates CS30 / CS31 are desirable but not essential.
Applicants must be enthusiastic and self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative within a small but dedicated team. Applicants should have a range of practical skills and have experience using and the basic maintenance of garden machinery. A full driving licence is essential.
The position is a full time and permanent role. A competitive Salary of up to £30,000 depending on experience is provided with the standard holidays. Hours of work are Monday-Friday full time.
Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.
SALARY: Up to £30,000 depending on experience
LOCATION: Stanmore, Middlesex
JOB No: EC27983
If this Experienced Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Experienced 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 Experienced Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.