We seek applications from Junior Gardeners who have recent experience or have done a horticultural qualification relevant to the position, this is a key role, working directly under the Head Gardener on this well-established country estate in North Yorkshire.
There are approximately 6 /7acres of highly developed gardens, consisting of formal planted areas, including herbaceous beds and shrubberies. There are also many trees including an area of woodland and streams, formal hedges, topiary, ponds and lawns, as well as a kitchen garden and glasshouses which are used to grow a variety of fruit and vegetables. The gardens are maintained to a high standard, requiring year round attention.
Applicants must have proven gardening experience, a passion for horticulture and a genuine desire to improve their knowledge from a hands-on and theoretical perspective. Applicants with good plant identification skills are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, physically fit, and capable of working to a high degree of detail. The work will involve daily operation of garden machinery (strimmers, mowers and hedge cutters etc.) so candidates will be well-versed in this area, whether from a commercial or private estate background.
A full UK driving licence is essential, and applicants must be physically fit, presentable, friendly and positive in their outlook so as to maintain the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the estate. Suitable references will be required, as well as a current driving licence and DBS check.
Appropriate horticultural qualifications would also be desirable.
SALARY: Up to £24,000 – depending on experience
ACOMODATION: Live Out
LOCATION: North Yorkshire
JOB No: EC35201
If this Undergardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 733510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Undergardener vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Undergardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.