Live Out Gardener and Groundskeeper Job, Surrey
Our returning client is looking for an experienced gardener and groundskeeper to be fully responsible for the property’s lawn care; the extensive grounds are made up of approximately 40% lawn, split between wild meadow, high standard lawn and formal (bowling green standard) lawn. Situated on a private estate in Virginia Water, the high spec property, with luxury interiors and exteriors, has grounds spanning 13-acres. Reporting to the Head Gardener, the successful candidate will join the two current Gardeners as custodians of the grounds, working as part of the Gardening and Maintenance team, ensuring the lawns are presented in the best possible way during each season of the year, in-keeping with the requirements of the homeowner. Both formal lawns are fully irrigated, thus a knowledge of irrigation would be beneficial.
The ideal candidate could be a former or current Greenkeeper, with a keen attention to detail, meticulous in maintaining the high standards required and take pride in their work, underpinned by reliability, trustworthiness and the utmost discretion.
- All grass care - including mowing, treating, fertilizing and when required
- Assist the fellow Gardeners on the team
- Maintaining good condition of the soil, planting, watering, feeding, transplanting, controlling insects, disease and weeds
Duties will naturally vary as to the season and will include removing leaves and snow.
Working Days and Hours: 5 days per week, 8 hours per day
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 GPA
Consultant to Contact: Aaron Lebon