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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Gardener to work closely with the Head Gardener on an award-winning garden of a beautiful private estate in Cheshire. The 26-acre estate consists of formal garden areas with expansive manicured lawns and grass areas with paths throughout, herbaceous borders, topiary, a large pond and lake, a water feature, mixed hedges and borders, kitchen garden, wildflower meadows, with surrounding woodland of young and mature trees. A full irrigation system is in place. Typical duties will include, but not be limited to general garden maintenance, Seasonal bulb planting, pruning of shrubs, plants and topiary, lawn mowing and border edging, hedge cutting, weeding, watering & irrigation and pest and disease control. The ideal candidate will be a good all-round maintenance gardener. An interest in maintaining lawns would be hugely advantageous, as would experience of machinery maintenance. Pesticide and chainsaw licences are desirable but not essential. Good physical fitness and a commitment to the garden are necessary, as well as a willingness to work as part of a small and friendly team. Most importantly, applicants must have a positive 'can-do’ attitude and a willingness to contribute to the ongoing smooth running of the estate. A full driving license and transport are required. This beautiful property has been on the market a couple of years now. Ideally, employment will continue with the new owners however, as there is no guarantee, this position will be on a 6-month rolling contract. Either way, when the house is sold, the remaining amount of the 6 months’ salary is guaranteed. SALARY: Up to £25,000 depending on experienceLOCATION: Knutsford, Cheshire JOB No: EC29499 If this Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin. Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Gardener vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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