PLACED Daily Estate Grounds Person

Essex

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HU3940

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An experienced senior parkland estate worker is required to join a small team of staff for a beautiful 44-acre parkland estate 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 and 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

40-hour working week. Negotiable salary based on experience, circa £30-£35,000. Full driving licence, DBS and references required. Immediate start.   (HU3940)

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