Head Gardener Job

Location Dorking, South of England, United Kingdom
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  52389
Created 13 May 2019



Head Gardener Job


My client is looking for an experienced Head Gardener for their Estate near Dorking, reporting directly to the Estate Manager. The grounds are 40 acres in total, of which 6 acres are formal gardens.

The ideal candidate will be experienced, knowledgeable and passionate with a keen eye for detail and the capability of looking after all aspects of the gardens and grounds. Previous experience on Private Estates is essential.


Responsibilities to include:


  • Woodland management

  • Farmland management

  • Formal lawns, beds and herbaceous border care and maintenance

  • Water features

  • Rhododendron management

  • Garden and grounds maintenance

  • Use and maintenance of machinery

  • Kitchen gardens

  • Greenhouse management

  • Fruit and vegetable production



Working Week: 5 Days per week, full time

Live in or out: Live out preferred

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £30-35k

Job ID: 52389

Consultant: Laura Reeves


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