General Garden Assistant

  • Company: Fairlight Hall Gardens
  • Closing Date: 13-08-2021
  • Location: Hastings
  • Salary: £10.00 Per Hour
  • Contact Email: headgardener@fairlighthall.co.uk

Description

Fairlight Hall Gardens are located just outside of Hastings in beautiful surroundings with coastal views, the 15 acre Garden sits in the 90 acre estate which is a privately owned which  and regularly opens to the public for various events in the summer months.

 

 The general garden assistant would support the decorative gardener, groundsman and head gardener working on a huge range of garden tasks.

 

 

The successful candidate will work across the gardens in a wide variety of areas including the decorative borders, nursery, arboretum and meadows. The role includes a wide variety of duties including the following:

 

· Weeding 

· Pruning 

· Lawn maintenance 

· Path Maintenance 

· Hedge maintenance 

· Planting 

· Mulching 

· Ability to take working directions. 

· Some events preparation

· Seasonal tasks

 

 

 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

· A good working manner 

· General knowledge of plants and weeds 

· A keen interest in a career in Horticulture 

· A passion for plants 

· Ability to work in all weathers 

· Happy to work on more physical jobs such as mulching beds or digging.

· Be keen to learn new skills 

· Ability to take working directions. 

 

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