Gardener

Castle Howard

Description
  • Closing date
    30 August 2019
  • Location
    Castle Howard
  • Contract
    Full time
  • Hours
    40 hours per week over seven days
  • Salary
    £17,680

Castle Howard, designed by Sir John Vanbrugh in the late 17th century, is one of the most iconic stately homes in Britain.  Its 1000 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds are of world renown.  In addition to sweeping lawns, two lakes, cascades, fountains, formal and walled gardens the estate also boasts the finest rhododendron and azalea collection in the North of England.

The Estate is looking for a Gardener to assist in the maintenance of the designed landscape across the Grounds and within the walled gardens. 

You will be maintaining high standards of garden presentation; carry out seasonal maintenance; effectively use composting systems; propagate and tend nursery stock and potted displays, inside and out.

The ideal candidate will be conscientious, practical, have basic essential plant knowledge and be proficient in a range of horticultural skills. A friendly manner with visitors and a broad understanding of current health and safety legislation are also important.

For further details and the job specification please visit our website or to apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR Department, Castle Howard Estate Limited, York, YO60 7DA or via email to hr@castlehoward.co.uk
 

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