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*** LONGLEAT - Gardener
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Gardener
ID:LEL1289
Department:Grounds and Gardens
Description
Longleat Estate includes one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions in the form of the Safari & Adventure Park. It features an extensive Safari Park, over 20 attractions and one of the most stunning stately homes in Britain.

ABOUT THE ROLE
We have an excellent opportunity for a keen Gardener to join our busy Grounds and Gardens team this season. We can offer great experience working within the grounds of the magnificent Longleat Estate.

You will be responsible for the care of the lawns and grass areas through the Formal, Private and attraction areas of Longleat Estate. You will be involved in mowing, brushing, aeration and renovations or replacement of damaged area of turf, and you will be responsible for maintaining the surrounding grounds of our Events Buildings to an exceptional standard.

ABOUT YOU
You will be able to work independently with little supervision and also work as part of a small team on larger projects. Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be interacting with our guests on a daily basis, offering polite and professional service.

HOURS OF WORK
This role is available on a permanent annualised hours contract, working 5 out of 7 days including weekend and bank holiday working as required due to business needs.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
A full driving license is essential, as is previous experience of turf maintenance and/or amenity horticultural qualifications.

OUR VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’.
 
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy.  Our values are:
 
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
 
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.

REWARDING YOU
At Longleat Enterprises Ltd we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat Safari Park admission tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).  
 
 
 
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