This position is to lead on all gardening work and oversee the grounds in a private garden on an estate in Norfolk. As the Head Gardener, with other broader responsibilities, you will lead a very small team, working with a garden designer, contractors and other private Household staff to ensue that the garden is maintained to the highest possible standards at all times.
The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the garden including project management and implementation. They will have a strong horticulture focus, excellent plant knowledge, and practical skills and experience in working on a private estate. The candidate will be undertaking seasonal maintenance throughout, operating the garden in a compliant manner.
The successful applicant will take pride in delivering to a high standard, have strong communication skills, be flexible, reliable and enjoy working as part of a team. Candidates must have relevant experience across all aspects of horticulture, including amenity, ornamental and productive horticulture, and will be keen to apply principles of organic gardening. They will also have relevant horticultural qualifications and H&S legislative compliance certificates, with the experience of operating and maintaining basic horticultural machinery. A current and valid full UK driving licence is required.
This vacancy is closed to applications.