Assistant Head Gardener

  • Position: Assistant Head Gardener
  • Industry: Other > Other
  • Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire

  • Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary: £22K - £24K

Job Description

Assistant Head Gardener
Full Time, Permanent
Salary up to £24,000 per annum (Dependent upon Experience)

Our client, located on the outskirts of Grantham, is seeking an experienced Assistant Head Gardener to join their small but growing Gardening Team.

Key Responsibilities

As Assistant Head Gardener you will be required to be physically fit and your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supervision of the Gardening team and delegating tasks appropriately
  • Planning of the garden schedule and ensuring that it is followed and maintained
  • Working collaboratively with other teams on upcoming projects and events
  • Carrying out extensive grass mowing using a wide range of machinery such as a tractor mower, ride on mower, pedestrian mowers, strimmers and bank mowers
  • Maintaining the grounds with weeding, sweeping, raking and pruning
  • Understanding seasonal horticulture and the upkeep of flowers, bushes etc

Candidate

The successful Gardener will possess the following:

  • Strong experience and a proven working knowledge of having worked in a gardening capacity for a large estate
  • A chainsaw license and spray certificate are both essential for this role
  • A passion for horticulture and a keen eye for detail
  • Experience at a Team Leader level or having supervised a team would be advantageous
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy and good luck with your application.

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