Estate Gardener.

Career

The Exciting Opportunity

To support the Head Gardener with the overall presentation, maintenance and repair of all outdoor areas throughout the estate. The ideal candidate will enjoy working on their own as much as part of a team and ensure a warm, friendly, and professional interaction when engaging with guests.

Where Will You Be Working?

You will be responsible for the day-to-day presentation and maintenance of all outdoor areas throughout the estate; including the lawns, gardens, greenhouses, and public areas including the car park, woodland, walks and paths, trout fishery and river side

Main daily duties include weeding, pruning, maintenance throughout the gardens to tree shrubs, herbaceous borders, hedges, lawns and fruit and vegetables and general garden duties as directed by the head gardener

You will support the Head Gardener with the maintenance and renovation of existing plantings and borders, final preparation and planting up of new projects

You will undertake the proper care for a wide range of plants including, planting, division, cultivation, propagation, weeding and mulching, feeding, watering, pruning, tying-in, staking and dead heading

You will be responsible for the care and maintenance of the tools and materials used in a daily basis, reporting any faults or issues to the Head Gardener

You will contribute ideas and practical initiatives to improve the overall quality and presentation of the estate grounds

You will engage with our guests, visitors and golf members in a professional, helpful and friendly manner, doing everything to ensure an exceptional customer experience

Support the rest of the Greenkeeping and Estates team to ensure all outdoor areas of the resort are maintained to highest standards at all times

To adhere to all Health & Safety regulations and policies

Flexibility to work early mornings and weekends

What Are We Looking For?

You are passionate about the outdoors and the horticultural world
You have a fantastic attention to detail and take pride in your work
You are enthusiastic with a capacity for hard work
You can organise your own time, multi-task and thrive working in a busy environment
You will have good knowledge of plants and vegetables with the ability to undertake all aspects of gardening, grounds maintenance and horticulture
You enjoy working in the great outdoors, come rain or shine
You are creative and can contribute to planning for future jobs and projects
You have a flexible approach to working days, evenings and weekends

Proven experience/qualifications:

Previous gardening experience of a minimum of 2 years
Excellent horticultural and plant knowledge
Good experience of using garden tools and basic light machinery

The Bigger Picture

So, if you have the ambition to continuously improve, deliver results with excellence, show that you care and act with integrity then come and join us, this is just the job for you!

Submit your application.

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