Head Gardener Job
A high net worth family located in Ascot are looking for a discreet, flexible and professional Head Gardener for their large Private Estate. The Head Gardener will be responsible for managing 13 members of the garden team, overseeing day to day garden management and maintenance and providing horticultural training for all team members. A friendly, hard-working, trustworthy and honest person required who has common sense and takes initiative.
Responsibilities to include:
Ensuring all the gardens and grounds on the Estate and surrounding family owned properties are maintained to the highest possible standard. This includes the lawns, tennis courts, swimming pool area, lake area, Rose garden, Fountain Garden and Greenhouse management.
Manage and oversee the flowers, plants, shrubs, salads and vegetables produced for inside the UK residences when the family are in residence.
Work alongside various garden designers employed by the family
Management of external contractors, such as pest control and pool maintenance
Management of the garden staff
Oversee all houseplant installations
Produce a monthly Garden report to include photos, which is presented to the family
Work alongside the Operations Manager to plan for special events throughout the year which include flower displays
Working Week: Monday-Friday, 7:00am–5:00pm. Some Saturday’s and Bank Holidays may be required during the busy periods.
Start date: ASAP
Job ID: 52389
Consultant: Laura Reeves