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Posted 08/19/2020

Head Gardener - Permanent - South of France

My client is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Head Gardener for a seafront property in St. Tropez. The property is 4 hectares approx., and knowledge of Mediterranean gardens is essential. There is another assistant Gardener there, who is very hard working and looks after a lot of the garden maintenance. This is still a very hands on role, and you must be comfortable working closely with the principal's partner, who has a lot of ideas for for the Garden. Please note that this is a self employed role so candidates must be happy with that when applying.

Responsibilities
  • Soil preparation and planting.
  • Sow and protect the plans,
  • Replace plants at the end of the cycle,
  • Maintain lawns and lawn (mowing, treatments, roller passage),
  • Maintain trees and shrubs (prune them for example),
  • Evacuate and recycle green waste such as cut grass or dead leaves in particular,
  • Maintain the tools and machines used for his work such as motor mowers, tractors, leaf vacuum cleaners
  • Maintain the irrigation system and fix it when necessary,
  • Suggest landscaping modifications and new plants.
  • Looking after and walking principal's 3 dogs
Ideal Candidate
  • You MUST be comfortable working in the heat - it can reach up to 35 degrees, and candidates need to be prepared to work in these temperatures
  • Previous experience in private households is essential
  • Driving Licence essential
  • Ability to manage client expectations
  • Must be animal friendly
Package
£30,000-35,000 Approx.

Accommodation: 1 Bedroom Cottage on the property

Start: ASAP

Working Week: 40 hours plus paid overtime when required

HEAD GARDENER

PERMANENT

SOUTH OF FRANCE

Posted 08/19/2020

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My client is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Head Gardener for a seafront property in St. Tropez. The property is 4 hectares approx., and knowledge of Mediterranean gardens is essential. There is another assistant Gardener there, who is very hard working and looks after a lot of the garden maintenance. This is still a very hands on role, and you must be comfortable working closely with the principal's partner, who has a lot of ideas for for the Garden. Please note that this is a self employed role so candidates must be happy with that when applying.

Responsibilities
  • Soil preparation and planting.
  • Sow and protect the plans,
  • Replace plants at the end of the cycle,
  • Maintain lawns and lawn (mowing, treatments, roller passage),
  • Maintain trees and shrubs (prune them for example),
  • Evacuate and recycle green waste such as cut grass or dead leaves in particular,
  • Maintain the tools and machines used for his work such as motor mowers, tractors, leaf vacuum cleaners
  • Maintain the irrigation system and fix it when necessary,
  • Suggest landscaping modifications and new plants.
  • Looking after and walking principal's 3 dogs
Ideal Candidate
  • You MUST be comfortable working in the heat - it can reach up to 35 degrees, and candidates need to be prepared to work in these temperatures
  • Previous experience in private households is essential
  • Driving Licence essential
  • Ability to manage client expectations
  • Must be animal friendly
Package 35000

£30,000-35,000 Approx.

Accommodation: 1 Bedroom Cottage on the property

Start: ASAP

Working Week: 40 hours plus paid overtime when required

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