Position Filled

Sole Gardener

From English Country Gardeners

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A self-motivated and driven Sole Gardener is sought after to maintain a stunning 4-acre formal garden to a high horticultural standard as well as the ongoing development and enhancing the garden as and when required.  The position is full time, permanent and is based in Rutland, East Midlands.

The garden consists of a 3-acre walled garden containing a vegetable garden and orchard to provide the house with fruit and vegetable, herbaceous and mixed borders, mature and young trees, a variety of roses, hedges and lawns. The owners occasionally open the garden to the public through organised tours.

Applicants must have excellent plant knowledge, ideally hold a level 2 or above horticultural qualification, excellent attention to detail and a methodological approach to their work. PA1/PA6 spray certificates would be an advantage, combined with good technical skills and previous experience working on private estates. 

Experience growing fruit and vegetables as well as specialist pruning is required for the role. Good physical fitness is important, and applicants must be tidy in their work, presentable and positive in attitude. A full UK driving licence is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated gardener with the experience, knowledge and enjoys maintaining and developing a garden to a high standard.

SALARY:        Circa £30,000 depending on experience
LOCATION: Rutland, East Midlands
JOB No:          EC16091

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

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