Gardener/ Grounds person

  • Job Reference: 00000327-1
  • Date Posted: 22 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Kestle barton
  • Location: Helston, Cornwall
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for a Gardener/Grounds person who is to be responsible for the care of the gardens, general maintenance of the grounds and buildings of the establishment, under the supervision of the Estate Manager.

The role is located at Kestle Barton, an ancient Cornish farmstead situated above the Helford River, which has been converted into an art gallery, public garden and holiday accommodations, and also at another adjacent property in Helford village.

Relevant experience/skills

Have experience of gardening and some understanding of plants.

Have experience with garden machinery and tools. Knowledge of chainsaw, strimmer, mower use an advantage.

Must have a positive attitude and be physically fit.

Be practical and methodical.

Good general education.

Horticultural/gardening/landscaping qualifications/training desirable.

Ability to work alone as well as alongside others.

Be self-motivated when working alone.

Must have a driving license and a vehicle.

Have excellent people skills and be a good communicator.

Respectful of privacy.