Employment Type: Permanent
Start date: ASAP
The Crown Estate - Windsor Estate - Landscape Operative
The Windsor Estate is a part of The Crown Estate, a real estate business specialising in commercial property in central London, prime regional retail and offshore wind. It also has a substantial rural and coastal portfolio and manages the seabed around England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Established by an Act of Parliament, as an independent commercial business it returns 100% of its annual profits to the Treasury for the benefit of the public finances.
The Windsor Estate covers approximately 6,400 hectares (15,800 acres) and includes Windsor Great Park, the Home Park of Windsor Castle, extensive forests and around 1000 built structures including 650 residential and 150 commercial properties, bridges, statues, golf courses and let farms.
We are currently looking for a Landscape Operative to join our team. The successful candidate will be part of the team who maintain and develop the beautiful landscape of Windsor Great Park to the highest standards.
The ideal candidate must have recent practical experience of horticulture/grounds maintenance and a good knowledge and understanding of health and safety. Qualifications in the safe use of chainsaws and pesticides are desirable although not essential.
A team player, candidates must also be able to demonstrate good communication skills with the ability to work on their own initiative, attention to detail and an adaptable and flexible approach. A full driving licence will be required.
This is a full time role of 40hrs per week Monday to Friday (0730hrs to 1630hrs) with occasional weekend requirements.
Our recruitment process
Our advert will run for two weeks initially with the option to extend if required. Once our advert has closed we will shortlist relevant candidates and contact them directly.
If successful, we will conduct face to face interviews here at Windsor Great Park (Covid restrictions permitting). If you have any questions about our recruitment process or would like to talk about adjustments please contact us on the details below.
Should you wish to apply for this role please do so here
Advert closing date: Friday 28th January 2022
If you have any questions about our recruitment process or would like to talk about adjustments please contact us on the details below.
We value all forms of diversity and are happy to offer alternative application methods or formats and can be flexible on our process to enable you to have the best opportunity to show us your suitability.
If you would like to apply for a role here at TCE, and we can make this process simpler for you, please email us at Careers@thecrownestate.co.uk or call us on 0207 851 5000. We always welcome suggestions to make our process simpler, so please let us know what more we can do.
Finally, we appreciate it’s a tricky time to navigate your career and it’s important for us to be authentic about the opportunities we share here. We know that people have been heavily affected by the economic effects of Covid, however, please only apply for the role if you meet the essential criteria we have outlined above.
Closing Date: 28/01/2022 Location: Windsor