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Live In Head Gardener Job

Location United Kingdom
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £32,000 GPA
Job Number  49164
Created 11 July 2018

Live In Head Gardener Job


An experienced Head Gardener is required for a beautiful 5* hotel in Hertfordshire. The Estate itself is 300 acres. They are looking for a Head Gardener with a wide range of horticultural skills and experience. You will be reporting to the Course Manager.


Responsibilities to include;


  • Staff Management of a team of 10 Gardeners

  • Managing the Gardens and Grounds

  • 3 acre Walled Garden

  • Formal Gardens

  • Large Formal Lawns

  • Kitchen Garden

  • Extensive Water Features

  • Open Parkland

  • Meadows

  • Woodland with tree protection

  • Swimming Pool

  • Formal Borders

  • Cut Flowers

  • Plant Care and Pest/Disease Control


The ideal candidate will have Chainsaw and Spraying licences. You will also ideally have RHS Level 2 or equivalent, and previous experience in private households and estates. You must have excellent attention to detail and be highly organised.


Other key attributes for the role are enthusiasm, sense of humour, and someone who takes pride in their work on a day to day basis. You will also be involved in a number of ongoing projects on the estate.


Benefits will include; use of leisure facilities, one free meal while on duty in the staff canteen, uniform provided, staff discounts, and dental care.


Working week; Monday – Friday


Salary; £32-35k


Accommodation; 2 Bedroom Cottage on the estate


Start Date; ASAP


Job ID; 49164


Consultant to contact; Laura Reeves

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