Wells House and Gardens
ardener Position in Wells House and Gardens
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Hi there
Could I ask you to include details of a position that we need to fill in Wells House & Gardens on your next job post on social media and any other opportunities you could share these details with?
Wells House and Gardens are recruiting for a Head Gardener to join their team.  We are an award-winning tourism attraction located in North Wexford on a 450-acre estate.  The house and gardens were designed by the renowned architect Daniel Robertson. Our estate spans acres of meticulously landscaped grounds, woodland walks and a walled garden.
Garden Management: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the gardens, including planting, pruning, watering, weeding, and overall maintenance of the estate grounds.
Design and Planning: Develop and implement creative garden designs and planting schemes in line with our historical context and aesthetic. Collaborate with estate management to plan seasonal displays, assist in the preparation of our events and develop long-term development projects.
Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of gardeners, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure tasks are carried out efficiently and to the highest standards.
Plant Care: Knowledgeably care for a wide variety of plant species, ensuring proper cultivation, propagation, and pest/disease control measures are implemented.
Health and Safety Compliance: Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, and implementation of appropriate measures to maintain a safe working environment for staff and visitors.
Proven experience as a Head Gardener.
Expert knowledge of horticultural practices, plant care, and garden maintenance techniques.
Creative flair with a strong eye for design and aesthetics.
Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate a team.
Strong project management abilities, capable of planning and executing garden projects within specified timelines and budgets.
Sound understanding of health and safety regulations on garden operations.
Willingness to participate in the delivery of garden tours and assist in the development of Wells House & Gardens as a top tourist attraction in Ireland's Ancient East.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Please send your CV to info@wellshouse.ie Closing date is 15th February 2024