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Live in Groundsman Job

Location UK, East of England, Suffolk
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Groundskeeper
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £27,000 - £35,000 GPA
Job Number  93128
Created 18 June 2021

Live in Estate Groundsmans Job,

We have a great position for a pro-active and dedicated Groundsmans to join a fully staffed Farming estate in Suffolk. This is an ideal role for a candidate who has experience taking care of the informal and formal grounds of a property. This is a family home and the clients are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual that has a passion for farming estates and loving gardens. They require someone that can manage, maintain and improve a wonderful 30 acre estate that is set amongst a 1000 acre farm.

  Key activities will include:

  • Turf Management
  • Maintenance of formal lawns and gardens,
  • Management of paddocks,
  • Upkeep of the woodland,
  • Pond management
  • Use of garden machinery
  • Chainsaw use
  • Animal care, dog, chickens, ducks and sheep

You will be required to work closely with the farms manager, sharing resources, to create a working farm environment with a county estate feel. You must be hard working, able to work alone as well as in a team, have a keen eye for detail and enjoy working in a family environment. A love of animals and children would be an advantage but not essential.

Experience operating agricultural machinery would also be an advantage.

Start date: As soon as possible

Working week: Monday – Friday, (with flexibility)

Salary: £27k - £35k

Accommodation: Provided, locally

Driving – Essential  

Job reference number: 93128

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster

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