Gardener & Grounds Person

Alleyn’s School

Gardener & Grounds Person

Gardener & Grounds Person

Full time or Part-time, all year round

Applicants can choose to apply for one or both roles.

This leading HMC co-educational School seeks to appoint a Gardener & Grounds Person to join the enthusiastic and professional support team.

The successful candidate/s will maintain the large proportion of the School estate which is set aside for gardens/ grounds and propose improvements and schemes for the extensive flower beds in the school grounds and green areas including sports venues.

Applications for both roles are invited from enthusiastic individuals who work well individually and as part of a team. It is desirable that the successful candidate/s have some experience of working in a school environment.

For the position of Gardener, you will ideally have a recognised horticultural qualification, along with a passion for plants and a flair for garden design.

The position of Grounds Person will be required to work alongside the gardening team to ensure the school grounds, including hedges and trees and external sports facilities are appropriately maintained throughout the year. A qualification in grounds or turf management is desirable, as is a PA1 / PA6 spraying certificate.

The starting salary for both roles will be in the range £20,000 – £25,000 based on relevant experience and there is a wide range of other benefits associated with working at the school.

The closing date is Monday 24th May 2021 at 9:00am.

Full job description and application details may be downloaded from our website, by contacting Human Resources on 020 8613 5016 or by email at

Alleyn’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child-protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

 Alleyn’s welcomes applications from all applicants who meet the requirements for the position, however we are especially keen to receive applications from those in minority groups for which the School is currently underrepresented. We celebrate diversity and thrive on the benefits it brings.

Trainee Technical Sales Representative

In the South of England, we are currently looking for a self-motivated and ambitious individual to work in our sales team. As a Trainee Technical Sales Representative, you’ll support all aspects of grounds maintenance product supply to professional users. Based from home, you will initially work alongside established Technical Sales Managers and in our Camberley Trade Centre as you build your product knowledge and field craft.

Trainee Technical Sales Representative

Trainee Technical Sales Representative

The aim of the training provided as part of this role, is to develop the individual into a Technical Sales Manager who is capable of managing their own customer base and advising end users on a broad range of turf care topics including product selection , plant growth management, soil science and advances in technology.

To be right for this role, you’ll be looking for the opportunity to enter a long-term career in sales and technical support, within an exciting sports and landscaping business environment. You will have a strong interest in sports grounds or estate maintenance and sales.

You’ll be self-motivated, willing to accept challenges and confident when meeting people. The role requires excellent interpersonal skills both with in the team and with customers. You must be able to adapt to different personality types and working environments -from the park playing field to the corporate board room!

If you’d like to apply for this position or discuss it in more detail, please email by 26.05.21.

Gardener\Grounds Person

Salary £20,851 (rising to a maximum of £22,990)

Gardener\Grounds Person

Gardener\Grounds Person

40 hours per week; full-time – 52 weeks (see further details in pack)

5 over 7 days, primarily Monday to Friday 07:00 – 16:00

(Additional hours required from time to time to support school events or project work)

We are seeking to appoint a Gardener\Grounds Person to join our Grounds Department within our large, friendly team of Estates & Operations professionals.

  • You will ensure all lawns, beds, boarders and hanging baskets are watered regularly depending on the conditions. Undertake digging, planting and weeding of flower beds, borders, and hanging baskets, as well as pruning shrubs and small trees.
  • You will have grounds experience in sports pitches and be able to offer support to all areas of grounds maintenance and development of a large 60-acre estate.
  • You will assist in maintaining the playing fields, lawns, artificial pitches, hedges, shrub beds, trees, gardens & hardcourt areas to a high standard ensuring they are safe/fit for purpose.
  • You will assist in marking/setting out pitches and associated sports equipment for football, rugby, cricket, athletics, and other areas as required the Grounds Manager in liaison with the Sports Departments.

We are seeking to appoint a keen hybrid grounds person combining horticulture and grounds to help maintain and develop our campus. The person is a good team-worker with a confident, professional and approachable manner. The successful applicant will have the ability to be flexible and takes a real pride in their work and what they can accomplish.

You will have solid experience in all areas of gardens and grounds upkeep and will enjoy being part of a busy, hard-working team which makes a significant contribution to the life of the schools.

For further information, please see the job details attached. If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Duncan Toon (Grounds Manager) on 01926 735455.

Should you wish to apply for this role please complete both parts of the application form on the website shown below and send to or contact the HR department on 01926 735413.

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021

Interviews: W/C Monday 17th May 2021

Warwick Independent School Foundation
Myton Road
CV34 6PP

Website :


Rigby Taylor’s continued business growth requires high calibre individuals to join its amenity turf and landscape products sales team in the Scotland.



Applications are now open for our Technical Sales Training Programme, which commences in July 2021. The programme entails training on a Sales Support basis, supporting the current Sales Team based throughout Scotland.

You will be on a three to four-year learning curve, with the opportunity of being appointed as a Technical Sales Representative managing your own territory calling upon end-users and contractors, supporting the company’s eminent range of fertilizers, grass seeds, soil health and plant protection products, line marking and irrigation systems.

You are

A person looking for the opportunity to enter a career in sales and technical support, within an exciting sports and landscaping business environment. Enthusiastic, energetic and highly motivated, you are an individual with excellent social and interpersonal skills and have the drive, determination and ambition to succeed. The role will require you to confidently display a professional manner, whilst interacting with a wide range of personalities across different environments.

Ideally you will be qualified in;
• Sports Turf Science HNC/HND/BSC) or;
• A closely related plant and soil science discipline or
• Greenkeeping/Groundsmanship (Level 3 and above)

Finally, you are someone with a basic understanding of the turf industry and who can also demonstrate a good level of IT literacy.

We are

As a member company of highly successful Plc. Rigby Taylor has an unsurpassed reputation for product innovation and product development. The company has shown a continuous track record of success with many of its products being ‘first-choice’ selections by some of the most well known and demanding clubs and organisations in the industry.

The successful applicant will be joining a highly skilled team representing a company that has been selected by major national and international suppliers to market its products and was the first company to pioneer the introduction of robotic line markers.

We offer
• Competitive salary
• Company vehicle and travel expenses
• Contributory pension scheme
• Opportunity to work within a team environment and be part of a highly successful and dynamic business.

To apply send an up to date CV and application letter to:
David Carson,
Rigby Taylor Ltd, Clifton Hall Road, Newbridge Industrial Estate,
Newbridge, Midlothian EH28 2PJ
Or email to:

Closing date: May 28th 2021

Sales Representative – Berkshire and South Oxfordshire

We are currently seeking an experienced sales professional to join our busy Groundcare business in Stockbridge, to sell professional groundcare machinery and aftermarket services in the Berkshire and South Oxfordshire areas.

Sales Representative - Berkshire and South Oxfordshire

Sales Representative – Berkshire and South Oxfordshire

The ideal candidate will have the ability to build successful relationships with customers through eff ective time and territory management, as well as fostering strong associations with suppliers.

Knowledge of one or more of our key franchises, including Ransomes, Jacobsen, Iseki, Ferris and Amazone, is an advantage.

The successful applicant will not only look after existing customers, but will also generate leads and react to enquiries with a view to increasing our customer base.

An organised and diligent approach to the administration involved in the role is  essential, as you will be responsible for creating detailed quotes, controlling costs, monitoring targets and stock control.

All applicants should be IT literate, possess excellent communication skills and be a successful negotiator.

If you have all this, plus a genuine passion for all things mechanical and the will to succeed, we want to hear from you!

CONTACT David Rapkins
TEL 01454 238181



Bowood Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, the PGA venue for South West England, are currently searching for an experienced greenkeeper to join our team.



Located within a historical, listed landscape the course covers a large site of rolling parkland with expansive habitat and views of the North Wessex Downs AONB in Wiltshire.

Our focus is on providing a top quality experience for both our growing membership and high profile events such as PGA English National Championships. Our ideal candidate will have experience enough to fall straight into their role within the team and contribute to the team and course through their experience. We follow a long-term strategy of continual improvement to the course through construction and renovation each year with work being completed by our team.

Ideally you will have:

  • A flexible approach to working including a rolling weekend roster
  • Proven operating skills of greenkeeping equipment and machinery
  • A sound knowledge of golf
  • A hands-on attitude to all aspects of greenkeeping

All uniform and equipment are provided as are other benefits.

A competitive salary will be negotiable.

Please apply via email to Mr Jaey Goodchild, Head Greenkeeper, including your current CV to

Grounds Manager - Ashton Gate

Grounds Assistant – Ashton Gate

Bristol Sport Grounds team are responsible for maintaining 75 acres of sports playing surfaces ranging from hybrid and natural turf pitches to synthetic grass and hard porous areas. This includes the playing surface’s and landscape surrounds at Ashton Gate Stadium, First Team and Academy areas at Bristol City’s Training Ground and at the Bristol Bears High Performance Centre whilst the department also oversee playing surfaces for QEH school in Failand, Bristol.

Grounds Assistant - Ashton Gate

Grounds Assistant – Ashton Gate

Primary Objectives:

• Mowing, aeration, scarifying and fertilising using tractor mounted and pedestrian machinery
• Line marking; Initial setting out and mark and weekly over marking
• Brushing of the artificial surfaces
• Leaf clearing, litter picking and debris clearance
• Goal post erection/dismantling, maintenance and storage
• Roping off and preparing for events
• To clean and maintain machinery and equipment to maintain good working order
• Caring for surrounding areas, such as flower beds or areas of concrete and tarmac.
• Operating light and heavy equipment such as rotavators sprinklers
• Driving tractors which tow a variety of machines.

Core Skills/Requirements:

Good communication skills
100% Accuracy
Willing to learn and teach others
Passion for the role
Access to own transport

– NVQ Level 2 sports turf / horticulture related field – or willing to learn
– PA1, 2 and 6 (Certificate in the safe application of Chemicals)

Package Details
up to £18,000 per annum depending on experience
Pension contribution
Exclusive offers on Perkpal

Those interested should send us their CV and tell us a little about themselves –

Assistant Greenkeeper- Edgbaston Golf Club

Assistant Greenkeeper – Edgbaston Golf Club

Assistant Greenkeeper – Edgbaston Golf Club

Set in magnificent surroundings, and voted in the top three courses in Warwickshire, Edgbaston Golf Club is a beautiful parkland golf course. It was designed by renowned architect Harry S. Colt and sits beside Edgbaston Pool, a glorious ornamental 11-acre lake with abundant birdlife. Wide, sweeping, tree-lined fairways, newly renovated bunkers, and tight, pristine greens make the course a joy to play as it winds through the magnificent grounds of Edgbaston Hall.

Assistant Greenkeeper- Edgbaston Golf Club

Assistant Greenkeeper- Edgbaston Golf Club

To continue with the club’s course improvement program and goal of entering the Top 100, we are seeking a well-motivated assistant greenkeeper to assist our course manager and team in achieving this goal.


We are currently looking for an experienced greenkeeper to join our team. The successful candidate will ideally possess the following attributes and qualifications:

  • Full driving licence
  • Ideally you will have at least 2-3 years previous experience in a similar position. However, we would be willing to consider a newly qualified individual.
  • Level 2 in sports turf would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Spraying and chainsaw certificates would be advantageous.
  • Be capable of operating a full range of equipment.
  • Flexible for weekend rota responsibilities.
  • Good knowledge or willingness to learn irrigation systems.
  • High standard of work is essential with ability to focus on finer details.
  • Want to further their skills and training.

Applicants will be working directly under the Course Manager, deputy course manager and closely with the existing team to continue to present the course to the highest possible standard. Work on the course will involve a variety of duties so this position requires an individual who is able to use their skills in all areas of course maintenance and construction.

Application Process: If joining our team appeals to you, then please email your current CV to: 


Assistant Greenkeeper

Coombe Hill Golf Club is an 18 hole private members club that was built in 1911 by the respected architect JF Abercrombie, situated in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey.

Assistant Greenkeeper

Assistant Greenkeeper

It is ideally located to the capital city of London.

We are looking to recruit:
Assistant Green-keeper

Applicants should possess the following attributes:

  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years golf course experience
  • PA1, PA2 AND PA6 spraying certificates
  • Chainsaw licence
  • Knowledge in the use and maintenance of Toro equipment
  • Ability to produce and maintain high quality sports surfaces

This position is open to international candidates with the relevant British working visa.

Coombe Hill Golf Club reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

No accommodation is available with this position.

Please apply in writing or email with full CV to:
Russell Abernethy
Golf Course Manager
Coombe Hill Golf Club
Golf Club Drive
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT2 7DF

Mob: +44 (0) 7464542047
Off: +44 (0) 2083367606

Technical Area Sales Managers

Due to the continued success and growth of ICL Turf & Landscape in the UK & Ireland, we are looking to recruit 3 high-calibre Technical Area Sales Managers for the following areas:

Technical Area Sales Managers

Technical Area Sales Managers

  • North West UK
  • South West UK
  • Ireland

If you’re the person we’re looking for, we offer a substantial benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • Company car
  • Generous annual leave
  • Contributory pension scheme and other benefits
  • Excellent development and career opportunities that come with being part of a global business

About you

The ideal candidates will relish the opportunity to deliver first-class sales and technical support to end-users and distributors of our range of fertilisers, plant protection products and grass seeds.

You will be a highly motivated and social character with excellent interpersonal skills, engaging confidently and professionally with people in a range of environments.

With a background in technical product sales within the turf and landscape sectors or a proven track record as a successful and dynamic turf manager, the ideal candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of turf management practices and hold an industry-recognised qualification in a relevant discipline. Full product training will be provided on an ongoing basis.

There will be a requirement for flexible working and spending time away from home on occasion.

About us

You will know our brands, but you might not realise the strength of the business behind them. ICL Group employs more than 12,000 people globally. We are world-leaders in the production and distribution of professional horticulture, turf and landscape, and speciality agricultural products.

To apply, please email a résumé and application letter to Mark Ellison: – Closing date for applications is Friday 7th May.