Grounds Maintenance Team Operative - A047

Are you an experienced Grounds Maintenance Operative?
Are you based in Hertfordshire?
Would you like to work for an established company who specialise in providing grounds maintenance and gardening services to both high-end commercial and residential clients?

Key points

The person appointed will be responsible for a variety of grounds maintenance tasks where a high standard is essential. You will be working within a team servicing long established commercial clients throughout London, Hertfordshire and the Home Counties. This position offers a range of benefits, as well as training, development and career progression opportunities.

Must haves

•Full UK driving licence.
•Experience in using a broad range of horticultural machinery and equipment.
•Practical experience of grounds maintenance.

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or markbolam@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Grounds Maintenance Operative 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 regarding the Grounds Maintenance Operative vacancy within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.


Nursery Production Team Leader - N444

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a market leading wholesale nursery?
Do you want a role that will challenge you and encourage further development?
Are you able to effectively lead a team to achieve high standards?

Key points
•Supervise a team of growing operatives
•Work across various departments within the nursery
•Plant care and maintenance
•Weekend and bank holiday work on a rota basis

Must haves
•Previous growing experience
•Previous supervisory experience
•Formal horticultural qualification
•Proactive and dynamic approach to work

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Sarah Goodhew on 01233 732767 or sarah@horticruitment.com

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this 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 will have been unsuccessful


Kitchen Gardener - Live Out - EC3227

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Kitchen Gardener to join the small team on this beautiful private estate in Hertfordshire. The impressive period property is framed by gardens designed by a highly respected seven-time Chelsea Gold Medal Winner, who continues to be involved with the gardens at a consultative level. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a stunning garden alongside a highly-respected garden designer and horticulturalist, and an excellent opportunity to build upon your existing skills and knowledge.

The privately owned estate encompasses approximately 30 acres, of which five are gardens maintained to a very high standard. The gardens are open once a year at the end of May as part of the NGS scheme, and as testament to their popularity, have recently broken the regional record for the most successful turnout in a day. The varied site comprises of a ¾ acre walled garden, a 1 ½ acre ornamental garden with water features, trees, shrubs, perennials and a long list of additional features, plants and areas beyond. Glasshouses on site are used for propagation and the storage of tender house plants. The remainder of the estate encompasses paddocks/ménage, a tennis court, rough grassland and a swimming pool. The garden team are noted for their small but much-praised production of fruit and vegetables, of which some are used for home-made preserves and juices. The estate also provides a home for various animals (cows, sheep, horses etc.) so you may be asked to assist in their management at times.

Due to the departure of a long-serving employee, an opening has arisen for a skilled and experienced Kitchen Gardener to join the remaining team of four Gardeners. Applicants for the role should be passionate horticulturalists and experienced with a wide range of garden tasks, plants and machinery, including most essentially the growing and management of fruit and vegetable crops. You will be working under the direction of the existing Head Gardener; a very knowledgeable horticulturalist and well-respected educator and mentor at the estate.

A full driving licence and your own transport, a positive attitude and good sense of humour are essential. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

If this position is of interest, please contact Mark Read on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this 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 will have been unsuccessful.


Product Manager - J888

Do you want to work for a market leader in the supply of soft fruits to the UK?
Are you experienced in product development and looking for a role where you are able to utilise your technical knowledge?
Are you a passionate and driven person with excellent understanding of supply chain management?

The purpose of this role is to act as the primary technical contact between the client and the grower. Candidates will be expected to provide technical and agronomic support to international propagators and growers to assist in their compliance to customer quality requirements.

Key Points:
•Act as the technical link between the planning team, propagators, growers and marketing desks
•Responsible for the development of new varieties and products to the market place
•Visit propagators and growers as necessary to understand factors affecting supply and amendments to supply programme
•Provide technical and agronomic support to international propagators and growers

Must Haves:
•A relevant qualification in either Agriculture or Horticulture
•At least 5 years industry related experience
•Excellent technical knowledge of soft fruit production
•Commercially aware with a good understanding of the retail market trends and supply chain management

This role will involve large amounts of travel both nationally and some internationally.

If this position is of interest, please contact Sarah Goodhew on 01233 732767 or sarah@horticruitment.com

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this 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 will have been unsuccessful.