Head Gardener Job in Ireland
An experienced, hard working Head Gardener is required for a beautiful 300 acre private country estate in Co. Wicklow, Ireland. This is a lovely opportunity for a strong Head Gardener to work in a stunning part of Ireland, and join a team who have been with the principal for a long time.
Most of the 300 acres are tenanted out for farmland. The private estate comprises of a 27 acre arboretum, and 7 acres of formal walled Gardens. There are some ongoing projects with a Garden Designer, and you will have some involvement in this.
Responsibilities to include;
Garden Management and Hands on Gardening
Staff Management (team of 6)
Garden and Grounds Maintenance
Management of Arboretum
Maintenance of the two entrances to the property
Formal Lawns and Parkland
Use and Maintenance of Machinery
The Gardens are open to the public during the year. You will have excellent attention to detail, and ensure that the Gardens are maintained to a high standard at all times. You will ideally have an RHS Level 3 or equivalent.
Please note that candidates need to have worked in private households and estates for at least 3 years.
Working week; 5 Days / Week
Accommodation; Depending on candidate’s situation – gate lodges available on the estate
Start Date; ASAP
Salary; €40k+ Gross Per Annum
Job ID; 48779
Consultant to contact; Laura Reeves