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Gardener Job

Gardener Job

Posted 23 November 2023 by Greycoat Lumleys
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Daily Gardener Job - Nr Ripon North Yorkshire - full-time or part-time considered (3 days per week min) - start early 2024 - £30,000+ GPA depending on experience

Our client is looking for an experienced Gardener to take on an exciting role looking after a Garden on a private estate near Ripon. This is a rare opportunity for a full-time or part-time Gardener in Charge to manage and oversee a well-known 18th century walled garden and grounds with a team of volunteers and occasional paid help.

The garden is open to the public but will a small footfall of knowledgeable visitors.

The main garden is a 2.5 acre walled garden which is home to a wide range of rare and usual plants and is a rare example of an 18th century "Paradise Garden". The gardener needs to have excellent plant knowledge (qualified or unqualified considered) and experienced with growing a wide range of plants including fruit and vegetables.

This role could be part-time or full-time depending on the candidate but it would need to be a min 3 day week.

Duties will include:

  • Hands on gardening, planting, growing, pruning
  • Maintaining the walled garden and having excellent plant knowledge
  • Managing and coordinating volunteers
  • Working at height and handling garden machinery and keeping equipment well maintained
  • General maintenance gardening around the wider estate
  • Being flexible to assist with general maintenance jobs both inside and out
  • Occasionally taking visitors on tours of the garden

Job requirements:

  • Excellent plant knowledge
  • Basic propagation knowledge
  • Good pest identification skills
  • Up to date knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations
  • Candidates to be in possession of Spraying and Chainsaw Certificates
  • Full driving license

Experience:

  • Ideally to have 5-10 years experience in a professional Gardening role
  • Have good interpersonal and organisational skills

Start early 2024 (Jan / Feb)

£30,000+ GPA for full-time depending on experience (part-time pro-rata)

Required skills

  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Reference: 51681358

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