GARDENER | Ascot, SL5

Salary £30,000+ P/A D.O.E

 

Location: Ascot, SL5

Salary: £30,000+  P/A (plus discretionary bonus)

Hours:  Monday to Friday, 7:30am–4:00pm. Some Saturdays and Bank Holidays required during busy periods.

Overview

An experienced Gardener with an accredited horticultural qualification (Level 2 or above) is sought to play a leading role on a stunning and historic 200-acre private estate in Ascot, Berkshire.  

This position would suit a proactive, committed, and hands-on gardener who has demonstrable experience of working within a private estate or prestigious public garden.  Expertise in formal garden maintenance, vegetable garden care and a comprehensive knowledge of different plant species is essential. Reporting to the Head Gardener, you will be primarily responsible for the management of an historic walled garden within an estate that encompasses approximately 60-acres of Grade I listed gardens, grass tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, rose garden, potager, large greenhouse and woodland glade.

This is a rare opportunity for a talented and passionate gardener to take a significant step in their career and to utilise their varied skillset.

JOB REFERENCE

#8181

SALARY

Salary £30,000+ P/A D.O.E

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Ascot SL5 / Virginia Waters

POSITION

Gardener

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, Rural Location

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

 

  • Vegetable planting and harvesting
  • Rose Garden maintenance
  • Rose pruning/tying
  • Potager maintenance
  • Bulb planting
  • Pruning fruit trees
  • General garden maintenance / tidying
  • Weeding and mulching
  • Maintaining borders throughout the Estate
  • Patio cleaning

 

Entry Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • Comprehensive plant knowledge and proven practical skills
  • RHS Level 2 or above qualification

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