A Sole Gardener is sought for 4/5 days per week on a permanent basis for a lovely private garden within the grounds of a Grade II listed property, situated near Berkeley GL13. The house is a 25-minute drive West from Stroud and/or north of Bristol.
The grounds extend to 11-acres and include a paddock (managed by a local farmer), 4 lawns, one beautiful, curved bed with mixed and herbaceous planting as well as a number of low maintenance flower beds surrounding the main house. There is also a Greenhouse, plus five raised vegetable beds, and a soft fruit area consisting of raspberry and blueberry plants. The grounds also include a swimming pool and tennis court, plus a former walled garden which is currently laid to lawn. The garden is provided with a range of modern gardening equipment including a ride on mower.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the maintenance of the garden and lawns to a high horticultural standard as well as enhancing the garden over time in collaboration with the owner when required. He / She will be highly self-motivated, able to plan and carryout your duties on your own with little supervision.
The Sole gardener should have previous experience as a professional gardener with good practical gardening skills and be familiar with the safe use and general maintenance of garden machinery and tools.
The position is open to candidates looking for 4 or 5 days and the salary will be reflected accordingly. The owners have and like dogs and are happy for the gardener to bring with them a well-behaved dog whilst they work onsite.
SALARY: £26,000 to £29,000 (Depending on experience)
JOB No: EC29079
If this Sole Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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