Part Time Groundsperson

From English Country Gardeners

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Working For: English Country Gardener

Part Time Groundsperson required

A fantastic position has become available for a self employed, enthusiastic and experienced grounds person/gardener working under the direction of the Garden Manager and her small team on a beautiful Georgian estate near Winchester.

The family owned friendly estate comprises 800 acres of farm land, which is farmed and managed by a local family, as well as historic ancient woodland, sweeping parkland and a two acre walled garden designed by one of the country’s leading RHS Gold Medal landscape designers.

The successful applicant will need excellent references and a hard-working approach with great attention to detail. In return, the applicant will get the opportunity to be well remunerated and work with a friendly team, who are equally dedicated, in one of the most beautiful privately owned country estates in Hampshire that is maintained to the highest of standards.

A PA1/PA6 spray certificate and chain saw licence would be preferable but training in both these areas can be offered if necessary. Typically, the role will involve mowing, hedge and topiary cutting, weeding, pruning, pond maintenance, leaf clearing, general estate maintenance such as pool cleaning and car valeting as well as knowledge of garden machinery. The gardens are not open to the public but do have private charity garden tours during the summer months.

Above all, the successful candidate needs to be trustworthy, conscientious, wanting to work as part of a fantastic team, reliable, physically fit, self-motivated and have a great positive attitude. Someone who can be relied upon to work on their own when the Garden Manager is not on site and the owners are away. A full UK driving licence is essential.

SALARY: £160/Working Day, 3 Days per week.
LOCATION: Hampshire
JOB No: EC61497

If this Part Time Groundsperson vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Tom Little on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Part Time Groundsperson 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 Part Time Groundsperson vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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