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Groundskeeper / Gardener

Beautiful Highland Estate in Lochaber seeking a pro-active Groundskeeper/Gardener to complete their small, dedicated team. This is a full-time position suitable for a discreet, motivated and enthusiastic person who is willing to adapt to the various aspects of the job. The candidate will work for two days a week in the garden working under the instruction of the head gardener and the other three days working alongside the estate manager fulfilling the grounds keeping role.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Grass cutting and strimming
  • Hedge maintenance and pruning
  • Road maintenance
  • Blowing leaves and debris
  • Perform light excavation, using shovels picks and other hand tools
  • Maintenance of machinery
  • Spraying and pulling weeds
  • Jet washing
  • Repairing fences
  • Invasive species management
  • Gutter clearance
  • Helping with tree felling
  • Required qualifications/skills:
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with supervisor and co-workers
  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Self motivation and the ability to work well autonomously

Education/Experience requirements:

  • Previous grounds keeping or farm experience advantageous
  • Drivers licence needed
  • Potential for professional development

Pay dependant on experience and appointment subject to probationary period.

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Delete Date: 14/08/2024  Location: Lochaber

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