A highly motivated and experienced gardener is sought after to maintain and continue to develop the 1.5-acre garden in Swindon, Wiltshire. This position would suit a presentable and all rounded gardener with demonstrable experience.
The experienced gardener will take responsibility for the general maintenance i.e. mowing, pruning, strimming, hedge cutting, pest control, weeding as well as horticultural practices such as planting, soil and shrubbery, and some enhancement. The 1.5-acre garden includes extensive lawns, a lake, mixed beds and borders and mature and young trees. The garden is newly established, and the landscape architects are currently building a swimming pool.
The gardener will be responsible for the outdoors aesthetics, keeping the gardens to a high horticultural standard as well as mowing and assisting on the wider estate. He / She will be someone who takes pride in their work and is organised. Applicants must above all be hardworking and physically fit, with the willingness to assist occasionally with grounds duties such as racking, fixing fences etc.
The successful candidate will have excellent horticultural knowledge, be fully conversant with planting methods, soil properties, pruning and pest control. Applicants should be comfortable working autonomously, organised, with a good eye for detail, able to carry out work with minimum supervision. Good health and safety knowledge is important, a good level of competency in the operation and basic maintenance of garden machinery and PA1/PA6 is preferred. A full clean driving licence is essential for the role.
SALARY: Circa £25,000 depending on experience
LOCATION: Swindon, Wiltshire
JOB No: EC34752
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