Our latest vacancies can be found below. If you have any questions about any of our vacancies, or would like an informal discussion about working on the Hovingham Estate, please contact Mrs Alice Hayter MRICS, Estate Manager, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gardener/groundsperson - Live-in
We are looking for a full-time live-in gardener/groundsperson who would report directly to the owners.
Duties to include:
Grass cutting and lawn maintenance
Maintenance of mixed herbaceous borders and flower beds
Planting, care of and provision of vegetables for the kitchen
Garden machinery maintenance, arranging servicing and repairs
Pruning of fruit trees and large shrubs
Mature yew hedge cutting
Maintenance of gravelled areas and courtyards
Autumn tidy up, clearing up leaves
Caretaking duties also required for the Hall, including looking after the cars.
House security (on call weekends/keyholder), this responsibility is shared with other Estate staff.
Basic Skills Required
Essential: Full Clean Driving license
Essential: Associated Machinery Operation e.g. tractors & mowers
Essential: PA1 & PA6 Certificates – use of pesticides
Desirable: Chainsaw maintenance & crosscutting licence
Desirable: RHS Level 2/3
We are looking for someone with good organisational skills, who can work independently and as part of a team.
Salary £24,000 to £26,000 per annum.
Contact the Estate Office for more information.
The Estate Office, Hovingham, York, YO62 4LX
email@example.com 01653 628771
Closing date: 31st January 2022