Commercial Walled Gardener/ Market Gardener

Commercial Walled Gardener/Market Gardener

The Company:

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude and a great work ethic who is self-motivated and hard-working. Restoration of a Walled Garden of approximately two Acres with the view to it becoming a commercial enterprise for the high-end restaurant and hotel markets, as well as supplying the main house with cut flowers. This opportunity would suit a couple as accommodation is an option.

The Role:

To be able to work independently in a two-acre walled garden, which includes a kitchen garden, top and soft fruit, ornamental beds, glasshouses. Plan, implement and supervise productive fruit and vegetable cultivation programmes, ornamental planting schemes and general maintenance work in the Walled Garden and its associated gardens and features. Maintaining all to the highest professional standard.

The Suitable Candidate Will:

Work closely with the Head Gardener, to take a lead in planning and implementing horticultural work programmes in the walled gardens as assigned.

Ensure that all machinery and equipment are used correctly and maintained in good condition; carry out safety checks and report defects

Some aspects of this role are physically demanding and it requires working in all weathers. Safety checks, Risk Assessments and record keeping all form an important part of the role.

A full driving licence.

The Package:

A Competitive Salary/package is on offer to the suitable candidate, and there is an option for accommodation. A Dutch speaking applicant and/or partner would be of interest, but is not essential. For more details just reply as soon as possible:

Please send your CV to: james.bowett@agriFJ.co.uk

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