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