We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Gardener to support the Head Gardener and Garden team in the day to day running of the garden and grounds here at Overbury Estate.
The role will involve daily maintenance of the Court garden at Overbury as well as the gardens in the wider estate. The court gardens are of historical eminence and include formal lawns, expansive formal hedging, topiary, a rose walk, sumptuous herbaceous borders and a woodland grotto. As well as looking after the Court Garden the role will also include the upkeep of the wider estate and working with other departments such as the forestry team.
The role would suit someone with an energetic and strong work ethic coupled with a passion for plants. This role also requires a degree of artistic flare, a keen eye for detail and great observational skills. As well as the ability to work well within a team, the successful candidate will work alongside the local residents and the public who enjoy walking around our beautiful estate.Job Requirements
- RHS level 2 or equivalent
- Solid plant knowledge
- Minimum 3 years’ experience working in Horticulture
- Machinery experience (Ride on Mowers, Hedge Cutters, Strimmers and Tractor driving)
- PA1,PA6 (desirable)
- CS30,31 (desirable)
- Full clean driving license
- Ability to work well within a team as well as lone working.
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