An exciting vacancy has arisen for a driven and dynamic junior gardener keen to learn and develop their gardening skills with a team of gardeners managing a beautiful, modern country estate near Shaftsbury, Dorset. The large garden area consists of formal and amenity lawns, box hedging and topiary, herbaceous borders, large kitchen garden, glasshouse and other garden compartments requiring a high standard of maintenance.
Applicants for this role will ideally be in the early stages of their career and either have experience working in a private estate garden or hold a horticultural qualification. In addition, the junior gardener will have good practical skills, be hands on, backed up with reasonable plant knowledge.
The owners are keen to promote a friendly and rewarding working environment, so it is important that you have a positive attitude, with good communication skills and are able to get on well with all other staff members. The junior gardener will be joining a team of 8 other gardeners and will report into the Head Gardener.
Accommodation is available as a 1-bedroom flat rent free that is ideal for a single person or couple without children. Pets are welcome. Council tax and utility bills e.g. water and electricity are paid by the employer.
Working hours are anticipated to be Monday to Fridays 8am -5pm with some variation depending upon the season. Being in a rural location, applicants will need to have a full driving licence and own transport.
SALARY: Circa £22,000
LOCATION: Shaftsbury, Dorset
JOB No: EC27759
If this Junior Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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