To assist in maintaining a high standard of presentation and care of the private gardens and grounds of Stow Hall 3 days a week on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. On Monday and Friday to have sole responsibility to do the same job at a large holiday house garden in Shouldham Thorpe, owned by the same family.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:-
Cutting lawns and grass using pedestrian and ride on mowers and strimmers.
Maintenance of borders including pruning, weeding, planting and mulching
Leaf clearing by rake, blower and mower
Pruning wall shrubs, roses and climbers
Chemical weed killer spraying and application of fertilisers
Maintaining tools and equipment in the correct and safe manner
Using the garden tractor with trailer and other attachments
Maintenance of trees including planting, pruning and using a chain saw
Fruit and vegetable growing and picking
Maintaining good relationships with other staff and garden visitors
Keeping garden buildings clean, tidy and safe
Undertaking other duties as required
Occasional weekend working (Time off in lieu will be given)
Ensuring that safe working practices are adhered to.
Personal Attributes- Candidates should have:-
The ability to work in a team or alone, with little or no supervision
Conscientious and hard working
Prepared to work outdoors in all weathers
Have some experience
Be prepared to undertake any necessary training
Must hold a clean driving licence
Salary and Conditions
The salary will be circa £17,000, dependent on experience. The position is a permanent post subject to a six month probationary period. The basic hours are 39 per week.
Benefits include a pension scheme & 21 days holiday plus bank holidays per annum.
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