Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29527
Estate Groundsperson job - Shropshire
Other
UK
DY14
West Midlands
Description

An exciting opportunity for a full-time, experienced grounds maintenance person to join our expanding gardens and estate teams on privately owned rural estates in South Shropshire. The gardens, and wider estate are undergoing major restoration and redevelopment with new garden and woodland areas being developed.

 

Position Summary:

We are looking to recruit a skilled, knowledgeable, enthusiastic grounds maintenance person to work with the gardens and estate teams to maintain and develop the gardens and grounds to the highest standards. The candidate will be focused on the care, maintenance and presentation of the ornamental lawns and wider parkland areas, as well as supporting the gardens and estate team in other tasks when required.

 

Skills and Experience:


  • Minimum of two years experience in grounds keeping or horticulture with an emphasis on turf care

  • Broad-ranging grounds keeping expertise and excellent knowledge of turf care with evidence of appropriate academic qualifications or experience

  • Experience of pedestrian and ride-on rotary and cylinder mowers, driving compact tractors and attachments and using a wide range of tools and equipment

  • A well organised individual with attention to detail and a keenness to provide the highest standards of presentation

  • The candidate will be a practical, hands-on person, able to work not only as part of a team but also to show the capability to work on your own initiative

  • Ability to demonstrate a good understanding of the latest health and safety legislation

  • Full and clean UK driving licence

  • PA1, PA2 & PA6 certificates desirable

  • Machinery maintenance knowledge

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 9/06/2024,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Competitive and commensurate with ability and experience.

Hours

40 hours per week 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri. Occasional weekend watering duties may be required with time off in lieu.

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Accommodation
Accommodation

No

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

Yes

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

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