We are hiring!

Job description

The Forbidden Corner is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our award winning gardening team.

In recent years we have been the recipients of numerous accolades, these include being voted “Best Folly of the 20th century” by the Folly fellowship, and “Best family day out” by the Little Chef group, also awarded “Best Large Visitor Attraction” at Welcome to Yorkshire’s, White Rose Awards. Our Gardens have won gold at The Yorkshire in Bloom Awards in 2018 & 2019 sadly Covid struck and the awards were not run in 2020, so we were not able to complete our hat trick of awards, but did receive a certificate of recognition in 2020 from the Royal Horticultural society and Yorkshire in Bloom.

We are looking for a full time gardener who has proven practical experience in gardening/horticulture. The right person will need a good understanding of plants, lawns, grounds maintenance, and have an eye for attention to detail. Having level 2 qualification in Horticulture or equivalent, and a PA1 or PA6a spraying certificates is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided. We require minimum of 2 years’ experience, a driving license, and a strong team work ethic with willingness to learn new roles.

The position is available with an immediate start once an initial probation period has been completed.

Your duties will include:

· Grass cutting

· Hedge cutting

· Border maintenance

· Seed propagation

· Planting

· Leaf blowing

· All other aspects of garden maintenance

Salary:

Dependent upon experience with bonus offered after the first full year of employment.

Schedule:

· Monday to Thursday 8am- 4.30pm

· Friday 8am – 3.30pm

Application deadline: 31/10/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.50-£12.00 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Yearly bonus

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Experience:

  • Gardening: 2 years (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No