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Gardener - Full time

Competitive plus service charge

We treat our people like family and our guests like royalty!

Set within 1,065 acres of countryside with the River Lea snaking through the grounds, Luton Hoo is the quintessential English country house hotel. Befitting a location of such historical importance, a stay at the hotel will live long in the memory. With our 2 Rosette Restaurant and award winning Adam’s Brasserie we are committed to delivering hospitality to the highest standard. Our five star facilities include 228 unique bedrooms and suites, luxury spa, 18-hole championship golf course, state of the art conference facilities, shooting school and much more.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a full time Gardener to join our estates team.

Working 40 hours per week - shifts

As a Gardener you will assist the Estate Manager and the gardening team in achieving the highest standards of horticulture across the estate. Set within over 1,065 acres of Capability Brown landscape, the historic gardens offer a unique experience. As Gardener you will help care for all aspects of horticulture including the herbaceous borders, topiary parterres and restorations in the Victorian rock garden. Your duties will include vegetation clearance, shrub beds, grass cutting, stimming and mowing using ride-on and handheld machinery, hedge cutting by hand, grounds maintenance, general pruning and maintenance of trees as directed, weed control. This is a varied and interesting role giving the opportunity to further develop your skills within an experienced and friendly team.

What we are looking for:
A genuine passion for horticulture and previous experience as a gardener preferably on an estate or historic garden
• A team-player with a positive can-do attitude
• A keen eye for detail
• Have the ability to interact with colleagues and guests in a friendly and professional manner.
• Level 3 RHS qualification or equivalent an asset.
• Full riving license is desirable.

Why work at Luton Hoo:
As an accredited Investor in People, we are dedicated to the development of our staff and offer a great range of benefits including:
• Continuous on the job training
• Meals are provided by our talented kitchen team
• Enhanced holiday allowance after 5 years' service
• We have plenty of free parking
• We also have amazing recognition awards for exceptional customer service
• A share of the service charge*
• Discounted rates in all of our hotels for you, your family and your friends!
• Career & Development opportunities across the Arora Group
• Eye Care
• Cycle to Work scheme.

If you feel that you can rise to this challenge, then please submit your application as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close the role early if sufficient applications are received.

*Service charge is dependent on hours worked and sales performance and is not guaranteed.

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