Experienced Gardener – Live Out – EC7328

From English Country Gardeners

A highly skilled and motivated experienced gardener is sought after to maintain and enhance 3 locations in Preston, Lancashire owned by our client; retail park, commercial site and a beautiful country private estate.  This position would suit a presentable and time-served gardener with demonstrable experience.

The experienced gardener will take responsibility for the enhancement of the sites to a high horticultural standard and 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 developments. The private property contains 10 acres of formal gardens with a walled garden including a parterre and sunken garden. There is a full-time gardener at the private property with whom the experience gardener will work with on the days they are onsite.

The successful candidate will have excellent horticultural knowledge, hold a horticultural qualification and be fully conversant with planting methods, soil properties, pruning and pest control. He / She should be comfortable working autonomously on multiple projects, highly organised with the ability to complete projects to an extremely high standard. He / She should be highly self-motivated, well presented, with a good eye for detail, able to organise and 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 £30k depending on experience     
LOCATION: Preston, Lancashire
JOB No:          EC7328

If this Experienced Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

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