Senior Estate Groundsman

Essex, Salary £30,000-£35,000 DOE

EHS #5461

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Live-out Senior Estate Groundsman/Gardener required in Bishop's Stortford

We have a position for an experienced Senior Parkland Groundsman/Gardener to become part of a small team. This is a beautiful 44-acre parkland estate, based in Essex, 5 miles south-east of Bishop's Stortford, comprising of formal lawns, hedges, small garden, wooded area, lakes, tennis court, stables and paddocks.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and passionate with a good eye for detail, with a helpful and positive attitude, you must work well with others and have a professional and personable personality.  You must be comfortable working on your own or as part of a team.

An understanding and knowledge of bedding plants and gardening, spraying certificate and chainsaw certificates would be advantageous.

This is a fully staffed estate, so communication is incredibly important.  This is a senior position, you will be working closely with the estates manager to ensure the standards for the estate are met.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Daily management of ground staff
  • Wide area mowing
  • Hedge cutting
  • Use of a wide range of tools and machinery
  • Formal lawn mowing
  • Garden maintenance
  • Strimming
  • The control of weeds
  • Tractor driving
  • Planting
  • Sweeping
  • Lake and water feature management
  • Hedging
  • Pruning
  • Weeding
  • Pressure washing

DBS required

Full driving licence

40 hours per week.

Salary – £30,000-£35,000 depending on experience.

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Senior Estate Groundsman

EHS #5461

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