04 Aug, 2022

Senior Gardener

  • Wicklow Southern Holdings
Full time Gardener Craft Gardening Horticulturist

Job Description

Qualified and Experienced  Senior Gardener Required for a Position within a Dynamic Team on a Large Private Estate in Co. Wicklow

Essential:

  • Applicants must have a BSc in Horticulture or equivalent qualification
  • Must have at least two years relevant experience working in a walled garden or similar environment
  • Applicants must have an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of gardening
  • Must have a good familiarity with herbaceous plants and shrubs and how to care for them

Key duties include:

  • General maintenance of herbaceous and mixed borders within a 19th century walled garden, including weeding, mulching, edging and staking of plants
  • Seed sowing and propagation by cuttings of tender perennials and seasonal annuals
  • Keeping high standards throughout the landscaped grounds, ensuring all plants remain in the best of health
  • Winter orchard fruit tree pruning
  • Nursery stock management
  • The ability to work well under the direction of the Head Gardener/Estate Manager and external garden consultant

The candidate must be passionate and enthusiastic about plants and gardening in general and have the ability to work well as part of a team or as an individual.


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