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Estate Horticulturist Level 1/Estate Grounds Person

Permanent, Full Time 37.5 hours per week, 5 in 7 Days per week

20,033 per annum

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Chelmsford CM3 8ET


Are you practically minded? Do you have a high attention to detail? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Horticulturist Level 1/Estate Grounds Person to join the team on our estate at RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex.


We are a garden of 365 acres that ranges from intensive horticulture to establishing woodland and with over 300,000 visitors per year, the outer estate plays a lead role in attracting a wider audience. With the addition of new visitor facilities, the garden and estate continues to undergo extensive improvements along with the development of new areas. We welcome someone with enthusiasm and the desire to learn, so keen experienced horticulturists with well-rounded practical estate management skills are invited to apply.


Applicants for the position should have some previous experience in hard landscaping. Experience in grassland management on a range of grass types including wild flower meadows along with woodland management skills. Duties include mowing, strimming, hedge cutting and the use of 3 point linkage and PTO driven equipment, so strong practical skills are essential as is a full manual driving licence. The ability to work well within a team and maintain effective communication is essential. Experience in dealing with the public is a must and experience in providing guidance to students, apprentices and volunteers.


To apply please visit our website via this link click here

Role to close on 28/01/19




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