Groundsman / Gardener

A Private Estate is advertising for a passionate Groundsman / Gardener to add to its current team of 5, set in a 70 acre estate, based in Henley-upon-Thames.

Groundsman / Gardener

Groundsman / Gardener

The individual will directly report into the Grounds Manager, Clinton Jackson, and the duties will include:

  • Mowing / strimming formal and parkland areas.
  • Watering and irrigation.
  • Maintenance of trees, hedges and perennial planting.
  • Leaf clearance.
  • Soil preparation, seeding and turfing.
  • General landscape based duties, design input desirable.
  • Servicing and maintenance of all machinery.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Amenity Horticulture, or relevant experience.
  • PA1/PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates. (Ideal but not essential.)
  • Good knowledge of grass machinery.
  • Experience within private estates is desirable.
  • Clean driving licence.
  • An approachable, friendly and can do attitude.

Please note:

– Working will be based on 40 hours per week, including weekends set on a rota basis.

– DBS checks will be required.

– Salary £24.000 – £27.000dependant on experience.

If interested, please apply via email to Clinton Jackson, cjackson@fencarta.com with your cover letter and CV.