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JOB Ref: EC61205


  • Full Time Live In
  • Competitive DOE
  • West Sussex

A vacancy for an experienced gardener has become available to take on the running of the formal gardens (approx. 9 acres) on a 28 acre estate in an attractive village in West Sussex.

The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the estate manager as head gardener and will be jointly responsible for pruning, mowing, planting, weeding, spraying, hedge cutting and general upkeep of the grounds, with the help of a small team of part time staff.

Applicants must have an open and positive attitude, other duties will include, basic swimming pool maintenance, general security of the estate and alternate weekend work to include monitoring greenhouses, watering, security and being on call.

Applicants need to demonstrate the ability to supervise a small team and maintain the gardens in an efficient manner.

A horticultural qualification would be an advantage. Spraying and chainsaw certificates are desirable, but not essential as training could be given to the right candidate.

The position may suit a couple, with the partner helping out in the garden at peak times.

The position is offered with a modern semi detached three bedroom, two bathroom cottage on site with its own garden.

This private advert is being managed directly by the employer. English Country Gardeners are not involved in the hiring process and are therefore unable to share any additional information on this role. If you have any questions regarding this position, the best course of action is to apply for the job which will open a line of communication with the employer.

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