• Live In
  • Live Out
  • North Yorkshire
  • Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
  • Full- time, potential to live on the estate, full driving licence, must have excellent references.

Private Estate

Head Gardener required – private estate near York (cottage available)

We are looking for a Head Gardener to join a small team working on a beautiful, private estate between York and Harrogate.  The estate is a much-loved family home, with established and long-serving staff.   It comprises c100 acres including the walled gardens surrounding the 17th century house, glasshouse, vegetable and soft fruit gardens, orchard and parkland.

The Role

  • Directly responsible to the owner, the role is varied, covering all aspects relating to the garden and wider estate.
  • Working 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, with caretaking and out of hours shared across the team.
  • We are also looking for a skilled Estate Gardener to join the team.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Experience and good knowledge of horticultural practices including maintaining herbaceous borders, old roses, new perennials, clipped hedges, pruning techniques, pest and disease control, plant propagation, mulching and weed control, compost management, lawn care, hedge/topiary, strimming, leaf blowing, vegetable and nursery growing and soil management.
  • Competence in the safe operations and maintenance of garden machinery including strimmer’s, sprayers, hedge cutters, mowers, garden/compact tractors and trailers, leaf blowers.
  • The Head Gardener should have experience in managing a gardening team.
  • Chainsaw and spraying certificates (PA1/PA6) are a bonus but not essential.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Must have excellent references.

The Package

  • Up to £35,000 salary and live in cottage package is negotiable, depending on experience.
  • 28 days holiday, including bank holidays.
  • The start date is flexible for the right candidate.

Applications

This private advert is being managed directly by the employer. (English Country Gardeners/horticruitment) 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.

If you would like to view more information on the Professional Gardeners Guild, please click here and the Royal Horticultural Society, please click here

For more gardener roles please click here

Tagged as: estate, generous cottage package, head gardener, Live In, Live Out, north yorkshire, private estate

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JOB Ref: EC63383

Head Gardener

  • Live In Live Out
  • Up to £35,000 DOE
  • North Yorkshire
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Head Gardener required – private estate near York (cottage available)

We are looking for a Head Gardener to join a small team working on a beautiful, private estate between York and Harrogate.  The estate is a much-loved family home, with established and long-serving staff.   It comprises c100 acres including the walled gardens surrounding the 17th century house, glasshouse, vegetable and soft fruit gardens, orchard and parkland.

The Role

  • Directly responsible to the owner, the role is varied, covering all aspects relating to the garden and wider estate.
  • Working 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, with caretaking and out of hours shared across the team.
  • We are also looking for a skilled Estate Gardener to join the team.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Experience and good knowledge of horticultural practices including maintaining herbaceous borders, old roses, new perennials, clipped hedges, pruning techniques, pest and disease control, plant propagation, mulching and weed control, compost management, lawn care, hedge/topiary, strimming, leaf blowing, vegetable and nursery growing and soil management.
  • Competence in the safe operations and maintenance of garden machinery including strimmer’s, sprayers, hedge cutters, mowers, garden/compact tractors and trailers, leaf blowers.
  • The Head Gardener should have experience in managing a gardening team.
  • Chainsaw and spraying certificates (PA1/PA6) are a bonus but not essential.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Must have excellent references.

The Package

  • Up to £35,000 salary and live in cottage package is negotiable, depending on experience.
  • 28 days holiday, including bank holidays.
  • The start date is flexible for the right candidate.

Applications

This private advert is being managed directly by the employer. (English Country Gardeners/horticruitment) 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.

If you would like to view more information on the Professional Gardeners Guild, please click here and the Royal Horticultural Society, please click here

For more gardener roles please click here

Tagged as: estate, generous cottage package, head gardener, Live In, Live Out, north yorkshire, private estate

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