A dynamic person is required for a Head Gardener role looking after a large 12 acre garden made up of lawns, woodland, colourful borders, kitchen/walled garden, pond, greenhouses and pavilion/summerhouse in Rutland. The appointed person will be responsible for up to 4 people during the busy seasonal schedule.
The role is an exciting opportunity to manage a large private garden that is being developed. Duties will include liaising with the owners, external contractors and suppliers, maintaining a natural swimming pool, management of the glasshouse, monitor irrigation systems and maintaining the garden to the highest of standards at all times. You will need a level 2 Horticulture qualification, ideally past experience in a similar role, ability to motivate a team and plan and organise routines, have good budget control skills, IT competent and full clean driving licence. Also essential is a creative vision for the garden and extensive practical knowledge of design and planning at all levels.
Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Head Gardener 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 Head Gardener application will have been unsuccessful.
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