Job vacancies at Burford House Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Burford House Garden Centre. We are always looking for new talent to join our team so if you think you would like to work for this forward thinking family owned business then why not apply for one of the job roles below. You can apply for jobs by sending in your CV to the addresses provided in the job descriptions.

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Head Gardener

(Full Time including alternate weekends)

We are looking for a full time Head Gardener who will manage and maintain the beautiful gardens at Burford House.   A pivotal position as part of a new era of development, you will be a qualified and experienced gardener, confident, sociable and happy to conduct talks, demos and tours.

The successful candidate should have excellent plant knowledge and expertise.

This is a great opportunity for a professional gardener to make their mark on the beautiful gardens at Burford House designed originally by the legendary John Treasure the founder of the modern clematis.  The gardens are open to the public all year round with 4 acres of formal gardens and an additional 4 acres of lawns.

You will be required to work alternate weekends with one day off in the week.  Also occasional evenings will be required for talks/demos.

Duties include:

Plan and schedule seasonal maintenance to include lawn areas, shrubs, borders, planters, hedges, trees and weed control.
Submission of lists of requirements to include tree and shrub replacement, seasonal bedding plants and other horticultural materials as required.
Supervise and direct external contractors in relation to tree care/maintenance throughout the grounds.
Enthusiastic to lead the Burford House Garden Angels, a dedicated group of volunteers helping to restore the gardens.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.

Salary is dependent on experience and accommodation could be made available.

To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:   Paul Benson, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Tuesday 4th August 2020