Estate Worker required
We seek applications for the above position on a large equestrian Estate in Berkshire.
The 80-acre estate which has many outstanding features is currently undergoing considerable upgrading with a number of new hard landscaping projects being carried out by external contractors. The formal gardens are well laid out and include box hedging, topiary, ornamental lawns as well as herbaceous borders. In addition, there are areas of woodland plus a 3-acre kitchen garden. The owners have appointed a garden designer, and a number of new planting schemes are planned for next year. The gardens and grounds are generally separate from the equestrian side of the Estate.
Applicants must have previous experience of working as part of an estate team. Your duties will include: general grounds maintenance, lawn mowing, assisting in hedge cutting and strimming. You will also be expected to assist in carrying out other general maintenance tasks such as fencing, painting, gutter clearance, and woodland management,
We seek candidates who are enthusiastic, and keen to develop their skills in order to become an important part of the estate team.
He/she must be able to operate and maintain large garden/grounds machinery and preferably be licenced to drive a tractor. A chainsaw licence would also be desirable along with PA1 and PA6 sprayers certificates. You will need to be comfortable around animals as the owners have dogs, horses, sheep and chickens.
Hours of work 08:00 – 16:30 Mon-Fri, Holidays 28 days including bank holidays.
SALARY: Up to £28,000 (depending on experience)
JOB No: EC32375
If this Estate Worker vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 733510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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