Gardener

Woodcote Park, Epsom

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Hours / Work patterns
40 hours, 5 days per week
Salary
£26,414
Closing date
27 July 2022

The Royal Automobile Club in Epsom is looking for a Gardener to join our amazing Gardening team, working on 350 acres of stunning landscape. This is a unique opportunity that encompasses not only general garden maintenance but also elements of soft & hard landscaping and the creation of bespoke planting schemes.

Straight to the benefits of working in with us, we offer

  • Free meals on duty
  • Paid birthday day off 
  • Free shuttle bus from Epsom station
  • Perkbox discount scheme
  • European RAC cover
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Staff uniform
  • Generous pension
  • Employer paid health cash plan
  • Staff fund
  • Staff accommodation (if required)

As Gardener, you key responsibilities include

  • To implement the day to day order of works to ensure gardens are at the required standard
  • Liaise with Head Gardener on the upkeep and maintenance of estate grounds and gardens
  • Manage all the estate garden areas in accordance with the Club’s best practice (beds, borders, hedges, lawns, containers and so on)

Our ideal candidate

  • Horticulture qualification – NVQ 2 or RHS level 2
  • Full driving licence essential
  • Demonstrable managing annuals, perennials, shrubs, etc.
  • Previous experience in identifying plant pest and diseases
  • Experience in using handheld machinery
  • Experience in woodland gardens with chainsaw licence
Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom
Contract Type
Full time - Permanent
Hours / Work patterns
40 hours, 5 days per week
Salary
£26,414
Closing date
27 July 2022