Head Gardener (Accommodation Available) - EC1918

Recruiter
Horticruitment UK Ltd
Location
Newbury
Salary
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE and accommodation
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
An experienced Head Gardener is required for an organic 50 acre Estate near Newbury, Berkshire. The estate includes of a mixture of recently renovated and mature gardens and grounds. The successful candidate will be a capable gardener with a passion for horticulture and a proactive approach to work. The role will be hands on and you must be willing to get stuck in and lead by example. You will be responsible for a team, including 2 other gardeners and a grounds man, working to very high standards to maintain and develop the newly built gardens. You will also be responsible for ensuring that flowers, fruit, vegetables and firewood are supplied to the house as required. A horticultural qualification will be an advantage, as well as previous experience working on private estates. Applicants must have good working knowledge of the health and safety regulations as well as the safe use and maintenance of machinery. Additional chainsaw and spraying certificates will be an advantage. Weekend work may be required for watering duties Due to location a driving licence is essential. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66717400

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