Gardener Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Gardener
  • Contact: Laura Harrall
  • Contact Phone: +441298600414
  • Start Date: Early 2024
  • Location: Ripon
  • Salary: £30,000+GPA
  • Job Ref: 114135
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Daily Gardener Job - Nr Ripon North Yorkshire - full-time or part-time considered (3 days per week min) - start early 2024 - £30,000+ GPA depending on experience

Our client is looking for an experienced Gardener to take on an exciting role looking after a Garden on a private estate near Ripon.  This is a rare opportunity for a full-time or part-time Gardener in Charge to manage and oversee a well-known 18th century walled garden and grounds with a team of volunteers and occasional paid help.

The garden is open to the public but will a small footfall of knowledgeable visitors.

The main garden is a 2.5 acre walled garden which is home to a wide range of rare and usual plants and is a rare example of an 18th century "Paradise Garden".   The gardener needs to have excellent plant knowledge (qualified or unqualified considered) and experienced with growing a wide range of plants including fruit and vegetables.

This role could be part-time or full-time depending on the candidate but it would need to be a min 3 day week.

Duties will include:

  • Hands on gardening, planting, growing, pruning

  • Maintaining the walled garden and having excellent plant knowledge

  • Managing and coordinating volunteers

  • Working at height and handling garden machinery and keeping equipment well maintained

  • General maintenance gardening around the wider estate

  • Being flexible to assist with general maintenance jobs both inside and out

  • Occasionally taking visitors on tours of the garden

Job requirements:

  • Excellent plant knowledge

  • Basic propagation knowledge

  • Good pest identification skills

  • Up to date knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations

  • Candidates to be in possession of Spraying and Chainsaw Certificates

  • Full driving license


  • Ideally to have 5-10 years experience in a professional Gardening role

  • Have good interpersonal and organisational skills

Start early 2024 (Jan / Feb)

£30,000+ GPA for full-time depending on experience (part-time pro-rata)