A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a Skilled Gardener who is a passionate plants person to join a friendly team that look after the 30 acres of a private property in Alresford, Hampshire. In particular this role is focused on maintaining the ornamental plants/trees in the garden.
The owners have described this garden as ’every ambitious gardeners dream’ as they have invested lots of money in landscaping the garden and planting up the garden to create a beautiful surrounding that now requires another member to join the team to help care for a very exciting project that continue to be developed.
Applicants who apply for the role need to be Skilled Gardeners with excellent knowledge of herbaceous/ornamental plants/trees and have that passion for maintaining plants already established in the garden along with any future planting you will be involved with.
As you will be working in a small and experienced team you must have good communication skills and ability to work with others to share ideas and suggestions whilst also being able to work unsupervised when required. Previous experience working in a large private garden is essential and a horticultural qualification preferable. You will need to be somebody who is hard working, organised, enthusiastic, has a ’can do attitude’ to work and willingness to assist with estate duties during quieter times.
This is a full time, live-out position working 5 days per week (with occasional weekend morning work on a rota basis during the summer months). You’ll have a real passion for gardening and the ability to carefully operate and care for machinery and tools. Your own transport is essential for commuting to work.
Please apply with your CV and covering letter detailing any relevant qualifications and previous work history.
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.
Horticruitment UK Ltd