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Gardener Job

Location UK, South East England, Virgina Water
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35,000 gpa
Job Number  94975
Created 17 September 2021

Live Out or Live in Sole Gardener Job, Surrey 

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced gardener to work full time on a beautiful newly built private household garden in Virginia Water, Surrey.  
The 4-acre garden consists of formal ornamental lawns, mixed bedding around the house and a variety of mature and young trees. Areas also include flower beds, borders hedges,and hard surfaces. 

Duties to include and not limited to: 

  • Recommend and continuously assess a lawn treatment/ fertiliser program to prep and recoup throughout the different seasons
  • Undertake general maintenance of the gardens to a high standard to ensure the home maintains a clean and well-kept environment
  • Regular watering, weeding, fertilising, spraying, trimming and pruning flowerbed's ensuring they look attractive throughout the year
  • Hedges to be kept neat and tidy to the agreed height throughout the year- scheduling main cuts and carrying out regular trimming throughout the year to maintain an attractive presentation.
  • Monitor trees & garden areas on a regular basis and inform the client if any concerns arise
  • Ensure all hard surfaces including paths, driveway and patios, are free from leaves and debris
  • Herbicide applications to be made as necessary to control moss and weeds
  • Remove all waste created from site

The Candidate: 

  • Applicants must be enthusiastic and self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative
  • Understands and respect the household’s privacy and maintain confidentiality
  • Proficiency and good knowledge in the use and maintenance of relevant machinery (including chainsaws, mowers etc.)
  • Experience of working in a large garden of a similar nature would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of irrigation systems would be advantageous


  • Days: Monday to Friday 
  • Hours: 8am -4pm
  • Driver: Yes
  • Qualifications: Yes,  FEPA certificates, PA1/PA6 spraying certificates and chainsaw certificates
  • Start: ASAP
  • Salary: £35,000 gpa
  • Accommodation: Separate Flat can be provided for live in - salary to be discussed if live in 

Job ID: 94975

Consultant: Hannah McKeown

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