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County Garden Management ltd
3.1 out of 5
Great Bardfield
From £30,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

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  • From £30,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

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  • Monday to Friday


Great Bardfield

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  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

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Exciting Opportunity for a Horticulturist.

Join our thriving garden management company as we seek skilled and dedicated horticulturists to join our esteemed team in Essex. As a Horticulturist, you will play a pivotal role in the maintenance and enhancement of our diverse portfolio of client gardens and commercial grounds.

Why Work With Us:

At County Garden Management, we prioritize the professional development of our team members. We are committed to investing in your skills, providing comprehensive guidance, training, and support to help you reach your full potential. This role presents an excellent opportunity to advance your career in horticulture while expanding your knowledge and practical experience.

About You:

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in maintaining gardens and grounds within contractual timeframes, possess the ability to design and implement planting schemes, and uphold a high standard of horticultural practice. A proactive and flexible approach, coupled with the ability to work independently and collaboratively, is essential. Preference will be given to candidates with recognized horticultural qualifications and professional experience in private gardens and/or commercial grounds.

What We Offer:

For the right candidate, we offer a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications.


As a Horticulturist, your day-to-day duties will include:

  • General maintenance, development, and presentation of gardens or grounds
  • Competence in lawn care and soft landscaping
  • Plant bed and border maintenance: planting, mulching, pruning, cultivation, watering, and weed control
  • Assisting with the transportation of plants, tools, equipment, and heavy loads
  • Utilizing a range of equipment and machinery for strimming, mowing, leaf blowing, hedge cutting, and tree works
  • Designing and planning planting schemes for gardens and grounds
  • Supervising Trainee Horticulturists
  • Building client relationships, maintaining and enhancing client satisfaction

Candidate Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of plants, plant botanical names, horticultural techniques, and pest and diseases
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional gardening experience
  • Familiarity with garden equipment and machinery
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Cooperative and enthusiastic nature
  • Confident in client communication and query resolution
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Attention to detail and pride in work
  • Maintains a high standard of work
  • Creative, innovative, and efficient at work
  • Conscientious, organized, with good time management skills
  • Eagerness to develop in the role and undertake training

If you're passionate about horticulture and ready to take your career to new heights, we invite you to apply and grow with us. We look forward to welcoming a dynamic individual to our team!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: From £30,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Gardening: 2 years (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

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