Estate Manager/Gardener Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Estate/Property Manager, Gardener
  • Contact: Bianca De Freitas
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: Flexible for the right person
  • Location: East Sussex
  • Salary: Negotiable - Depending on Experience
  • Job Ref: 115550
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Live In Estate Manager/Gardener, East Sussex

A lovely client of ours is looking for a Live In Estate Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and improvement of the Estate.

The ideal candidate will have basic gardening knowledge and skills and broad handyman skills.


  • Maintain and improve the estate's three acres of garden, including the lawn, rough grass, walled garden, and shrub and rose beds
  • Work with the estate's woodman to maintain the woodlands
  • Perform general handyman tasks, such as gutter cleaning, drain maintenance, and fencing repair
  • Maintain and fill the estate's 100kW wood burner during the winter months
  • Work with the housekeeper to ensure the security of the house and Estate
  • Drive small dumpers and mini-excavators
  • Perform basic mechanical tasks, such as engine maintenance and tire changes
  • Handle chain saws, strimmers, and hedge cutters
  • Be versatile and willing to perform a variety of tasks, as the estate and farm sometimes overlap
  • Ability to drive small dumpers and mini-excavators

Clean driving license required.

Accommodation: Attractive one-bedroom flat with heating

Days: Monday – Friday(Sat & Sun – set up heating during Winter)

Hours: 8am - 4/4.30pm

Salary: Negotiable


Start Date: Flexible for the right person

Job number: 115550

Responsible consultant: Bianca de Freitas