Post Title: GDN25
Post Reference: Gardener
Hours: 39 hours per week worked over Monday – Friday, with weekend glasshouse/nursery duties to be worked on a rota basis.
Salary: National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage according to age
Job Purpose: Together with a team of skilled gardeners, assist in the maintenance of the historically listed gardens and grounds which are used both for student instruction and as a visitor attraction.
Vision: Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park are a well-established tourist attraction in Dorset attracting over 30,000 visitors a year. The Gardens are grade II* listed and contain a huge variety of plants and trees with a lake, canals, broad sweeping lawns and formal gardens. The gardens are tended by just 5 full time gardeners with help from students on various types of Horticulture courses. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed person to be part of our small gardens team. It is essential that you have experience in the safe use of horticultural machinery, grounds experience and a tractor driving qualification or the willingness to work towards
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nigel Hewish on 01305 215107 during normal working hours.
The Closing Date for Applications is: Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 9:00am
Proposed Interview Date: TBC
Please return the completed Application Form by email to email@example.com or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.
Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs will not be accepted.
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