Head Gardener Job

Location UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £35,000-£40,000 GPA
Job Number  53237
Created 11 June 2019

 

 

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

Salary: £30k+

Job ID: 52389

Consultant: Laura Reeves

laurar@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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