From English Country Gardeners

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Groundsperson required

A rare opportunity has arisen for a groundsperson, with knowledge and experience in lawn care, to join a small team on a beautiful privately owned garden in Oxford.

The garden is part of a shooting estate and consists of a walled garden, kitchen garden, rose garden, greenhouse for propagation work, extensive lawns both for ride on and fine mowing, topiary, hedges, herbaceous and mixed borders, shrubs and a variety of young and mature trees. 

Working in collaboration with the Head Gardener, the ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail and will have experience in keeping the grounds to an exceptional high standard. Previous experience of high end groundskeeping is essential and examples of previous work would be advantageous.

The owners are looking for a fantastic all-rounder who will possess & be able to demonstrate excellent grounds maintenance, lawn care and maintain the garden machinery.

Applicants must have a good working knowledge of cylinder, rotary and ride on mowing. Candidates with PA1/PA6 spraying certificates and chainsaw certificates would be advantageous, however, the owners would be willing to support the training if required.  Attention to detail is important, so is dedication, commitment and genuine pride in a job well done is required of all applicants. A driving licence is required.

Excellent communication skills are a must as you will be working alongside other gardeners. Willingness to be adaptable and flexible in your daily duties is also essential due to the varied nature of the role.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a DBS check prior to employment.

SALARY:        Up to £28,000 depending on experience    


JOB No:          EC53696

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