Daily Gardener I Berkshire Nr. Warfield.

Circa £35,000 to £39,000 per annum

 

An experienced Gardener with an accredited horticultural qualification (Level 2 or above) is sought for an estate near Warfield.

A candidate with an advanced understanding of organic, biodynamic, and sustainable practices would be highly regarded as the family are keen to move quickly from traditional chemical heavy garden practices while they also wish to make full use of the cold and hot houses and walled gardens, and to focus on growing fruit and vegetable for their table. The position will require someone who can manage the repair and restoration of the cold and hot houses which have been neglected for some time.

This position would suit a proactive, committed, and hands-on gardener who has demonstrable experience of working on a private estate or respected public gardens. Joining an established team that employs 2 full-time gardeners and 2 part-time gardeners.

The garden offers a mix of lawns, formal parterres, flowerbeds, kitchen garden, flower cutting garden, hot and cold houses, and some woodlands.

JOB REFERENCE

#9463

SALARY

Circa £35,000 to £39,000 per annum

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Berkshire, Nr. Warfield

POSITION

Daily Gardener

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Mansion, Titled Family, Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, Rural Location

PERKS

Circa £35,000 to £39,000 per annum

EXPERIENCE

1 - 4 years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage the repair and restoration of the cold and hot houses/greenhouses
  • Vegetable planting and harvesting
  • Fruit planting and harvesting
  • Pruning fruit trees
  • Potager maintenance
  • Seed collection and propagation
  • Seasonal bulb and pot planting
  • Maintaining herbaceous and mixed borders 
  • General garden maintenance/tidying
  • Weeding and mulching

Entry Requirements

  • Driver with valid licence 
  • 2-5 years’ experience
  • Experience of fruit & vegetable production combined with all the necessary practical skills
  • RHS Level 2 or above qualification

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