Head Gardener Job North Yorkshire
Our client is looking for an experienced and hands on Head Gardener to look after a large formal garden at a newly renovated estate near York. The position could be live in or daily and could start anytime from June - September 2021.
The estate itself covers 80+ acres with areas of park land and approx 10 acres of landscaped formal garden. Some areas of the garden are in the construction and planting process now but there will be plenty of areas of the garden which will have wide scope for development working with the owners. There is also an orchard, walled vegetable garden, lakes and ponds to be cared for. The owners are also keen to encourage wildlife into the garden. The position would suit someone with excellent horticultural skills and experience.
Duties will include:
Hands on gardening - there is another full-time gardener employed and various contractors in place for other projects
Planning planting and general seasonal jobs to be done in the garden and wider estate
Project management working with the Estate Manager and owner
General estate maintenance
Working to establish the walled garden, providing fruit and vegetables and flowers for the house
Used and care of large garden machinery
This role will be full-time
Accommodation can be offered which is a 2 bed cottage, all bills paid by the employer - sorry not suitable for pets or families
£30,000 gpa + depending on experience
Start June - September 2021
Contact Laura Harrall Regional Consultant for Yorkshire 01298 600 414 firstname.lastname@example.org