Head Gardener.

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The Exciting Opportunity

SCHLOSS Roxburghe are seeking an enthusiastic person to join our team as Head Gardener! You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the gardens and grounds ensuring that they're presented to a 5 star standard and working together with the rest of the Estate team to ensure all outdoor areas of the resort are maintained to the highest standards.

Where Will You Be Working?

Where Will You Be Working?
This role will be one of the new appointments for SCHLOSS Roxburghe. Set in the beautiful nature of the Scottish Borders this historic property with its former 22 bedroom hotel, a championship golf course and the full range of sporting pursuits on the Roxburghe Estates, offers a getaway destination little more than an hour’s drive from both Edinburgh and Newcastle. Formerly owned by the Duke of Roxburghe, the hotel, golf club and part of the grounds has been acquired by the 12.18. Group. Our aim is to enhance this charming country house with an extensive refurbishment, building a separate extension to feature 57 additional rooms as well as a luxurious spa and a state-of-the-art meeting space. In addition, 60 lodges will be built on the surrounding estate that will allow the new SCHLOSS Roxburghe to extend its room inventory further to holiday-makers.

The Düsseldorf-based project developer 12.18. Investment Management is investing around 35 million euros in the revitalisation and expansion of the property, which will be operated by the subsidiary 12.18. Hotel Management. Together with Babcock Pensionskasse VVaG one becomes the new owner of the Scottish Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course in the region "Scottish Borders", not far from the border to England. The managing partners Jörg Lindner and Kai Richter signed the purchase contract with the former owner, the Duke of Roxburghe.

What Are We Looking For?

  • · You will be responsible for the presentation, maintenance and repair of all outdoor areas throughout the estate; these include the lawns, gardens, greenhouses, public areas – including car park, woodland, walks & paths, trout fishery & river side and therefore must have great attention to detail in all aspects of your job role
  • · Must have good knowledge of plants with the ability to undertake all aspects of gardening and safe use and maintenance of hand tools and basic light machinery.
  • · Be able to identify and deliver innovative and practical ways to improve the overall quality of the estates grounds
  • · Make guests feel welcome and exceed their expectations for customer service service at all times.
  • So, if you are passionate about the outdoors and the horticultural world with a strong ambition to deliver quality and excellence in your work then come and join us, this is just the job for you!
  • · Job Type: Full-time
  • · Salary: Based on experience

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!


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