A Skilled Gardener is required to assist with the maintenance of a large commercial business site with extensive mature grounds. Two positions are available; one full-time (5 day week) and one part-time (3 day week).
The site is an 80,000sq.ft. office environment set within 50 acres of landscaped gardens, woodland, agricultural land, a greenhouse and vegetable garden, meadow fields and roof gardens as well as a pond and prairie. The role will also cover 4 residential properties and 2 smaller office buildings nearby and may occasionally include visiting the London office garden and Surrey campus. Key responsibilities will include assisting the senior horticulturalist as part of a small team. Experience with tending trees, shrubs and perennials will be essential and an academic horticultural qualification preferable. Excellent plant and horticultural knowledge, and experience with propagation, sowing and raising plants is essential. You must be confident with the use and maintenance of garden machinery, i.e. hedge cutters, mowers, strimmers etc.
Hours of work would be Monday to Friday, generally 7am to 4 pm. This role will require the successful applicant to spend most of their working time outdoors. Other working hours may occasionally be necessary for which overtime will be paid. Two positions are available; one full-time and one part-time.
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