Estate Gardener

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Recruiter
Spire
Location
Broughton in Furness
Salary
£21000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits: Attractive benefits
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
EG/IL
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is looking to recruit an Estate Gardener to be based in Broughton in Furness.

The Estate Gardener role includes:

  • The Estates Team looks after their woodlands, parklands and private gardens.
  • To be a real asset to the team, you’ll be willing to get stuck in and do whatever is necessary to ensure their grounds and gardens look lovely all year round.
  • This will include using ride-on mowers, chainsaws, sprayers and other grounds equipment safely — training will be provided.
  • Although not necessary, some plant knowledge will be a bonus to ensure their diverse gardens look their best.

The successful Estate Gardener will have the following skills & experience:          

  • You’ll take great pride in your work and want to please. Enthusiastic and disciplined in your approach, you’ll also be:
  • Reliable, positive and self-motivated
  • Driven by extremely high standards
  • Flexible, helpful and approachable
  • An effective communicator
  • Given the location and the nature of the role, a driving licence is essential

The Company:

This company obsess about high standards across the whole company — and their Lake District grounds and gardens are just as important as the Publishing side of their business. As a key member of their growing Estates Team, you’ll be based at Eccle Riggs Hall, a historic 40-acre estate with extensive gardens on the edge of Broughton-in-Furness.

In return you will receive:

An attractive Salary - £21,000 - £23,000 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits including free leisure and golf club membership, healthcare cash back plan and 33 days’ holiday (including 8 bank holidays)              

Interested?

To apply, email us your CV (and details of your current salary) with a covering letter telling us why you’re the right person for the job. Via the link.  Successful candidates will be invited to Eccle Riggs in Broughton for assessment.

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2019
 

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