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Live In Sole Gardener Job

Location South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  49178
Created 09 July 2018

Live In Sole Gardener Job in Oxfordshire

 

An experienced, hard-working Gardener is required for a beautiful family estate near Henley on Thames. The estate comprises of a 3 acre walled Garden, Greenhouses, and 230 acres of parkland. The house and gardens are open to the public 5 days a week from April until September.

 

This is a family run business, and it’s very much an ‘all hands on deck’ environment. You will be joining a welcoming, friendly team.

 

Responsibilities to include;

 

  • Upkeep, Maintenance, and Development of Formal Lawns, Gardens, Plants, and Woodland

  • Arboretum

  • Fruit and Vegetable Production

  • Greenhouse work and Propagation

  • Use and Maintenance of Machinery

  • Woodland and Parkland Management

  • Providing Cut flowers for the household

 

The family are very passionate Gardeners themselves, so this is an exciting opportunity to work with employers who are invested and enthusiastic about the Gardens and Grounds.

 

The ideal candidate will be proactive, creative, and have the ability to take initiative. You will have excellent attention to detail.

 

There is seasonal help on the estate, and 3 volunteers. There is also a park keeper employed. You will be reporting to the Estate Manager.

 

Full, Clean Driving Licence is essential.

 

Working Week; 5 Days / Week

40 Hours / Week

 

Accommodation; 3 Bedroom Gate Lodge with private garden

Family / Pets welcome

Council Tax / Water included

 

Salary; £25k approx.

 

Start Date; ASAP

 

Job ID; 49178

 

Consultant to contact; Laura Reeves

laurar@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

 

 

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