Gardener/Maintenance and Driver

From Estate PA

Working For: Private Estate

Gardener/Maintenance and Driver required

Job Ref ADV431

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced gardener/maintenance/driver to join the current Head Gardener and Under Gardener to assist with the care and ongoing development of the gardens and maintenance of the estate.

Salary                            Up to £26,000 depending on experience
Locations                     Newbury, Berkshire, live out
Hours of work             8am-5pm with some later finishes if needed to drive
Essential                       Full Driver’s license
Starting                         February 2023

The role will involve working throughout the estate and assisting the team in the maintenance of the gardens/estate/house to a high standard.  A large part of the role is maintenance inside and outside the main house and other buildings i.e. clearing gutters, cleaning internal windows general DIY, valeting estate cars, raking gravel, swimming pool and tennis court/driving company cars.

The estate is varied and includes an extensive Kitchen Garden with a mix of vegetables, cut flowers, fruit and glasshouses.  Other features include herbaceous borders, ferneries, lakes and waterfalls with large lawn areas, hedgerows with rough grass areas that are in the process of being turned into meadows.

We are a small but very dedicated and friendly team and are looking for someone who is flexible and has experience in all aspects of garden and estate maintenance who is keen to learn about the gardens/estate and has a can-do attitude regardless of the job in hand. 

Experience with all garden machinery is a must, i.e. ride on mowers, strimmers, push mowers, hedge trimmers etc. A spray certificate would be an advantage as well as a chainsaw certificate, but training can be given upon successful completion of your trail period.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work closely with friendly and supportive owners on maintaining and managing their estate and gardens.

Readiness to work in a very hands-on manner with the utmost flexibility is essential the ideal candidate will have a positive outlook and friendly character he/she will be organised and have good time keeping.

To apply please send your CV and reference to Dan on farmerdan@live.co.uk

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