26 Oct 2011

Vacancy on the Gardening Team

Holkham Hall 
There is a vacancy on the gardening team at Holkham. The walled garden is large at six and a half acres but the entire Holkham Estate is some 25,000 acres so the work is wide ranging. Tim Marshall, the Head Gardener (or more accurately, the Landscape Manager) is looking for someone who will fit in with the existing team and who will be able to work with both propagating  plants and spraying back plants where necessary.
 The details from the Holkham website are: ...........

We are looking for a Landscape Assistant to work within our landscape team. The successful candidate will have plenty of practical horticultural experience; ideally a level 2 in Amenity Horticulture or similar and a PA1 and PA6 spraying qualification. A good plant knowledge and a high level of propagation skill is needed. A full driving licence and the ability to safely use a wide range of garden machinery is necessary.
The ideal candidate will be recognised as someone who takes pride in their work and will help us to continually improve the grounds here at Holkham. As employers we are happy to help you continue your training to enable you to become a top grade horticulturalist. The position is for a 39 hour week with hourly rate of pay dependent on experience.
To apply please send a letter of interest and your CV to :
Tim Marshall - Landscape Manager
Holkham Estate Office, Wells-Next-the-Sea NR23 1AB

Email: t.marshall@holkham.co.uk

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