The primary role of this position will be gardening in The Japanese Garden.

This will include maintenance of the garden to a high standard, general gardening, some shaping and styling and working with our head gardener to do some structural work and landscaping when needed.

This role also requires someone who can work in our retail shop, serving customers and operating a till.

We are looking for a friendly, positive individual who is used to physical gardening work and ideally can work in a customer focused environment and is able to provide second-to-none customer service. An interest in horticulture and Bonsai would be desirable.

The position will require someone who can work individually and to a high standard.

When working in a team the successful applicant must be a friendly, personable person who can deliver excellent customer service and follow instructions.

The key role of this position will be maintaining the high standard of gardening in the Japanese Garden. The secondary role will be to deliver exceptional customer service in our retail shop. The successful applicant must be able to work individually as well as working well in a team.

The successful candidate must have the following qualities:

  • Gardening experience
  • Trustworthy
  • Socialable & Friendly demeanor
  • Punctual
  • Hard-working & pro-active
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Flexible

Position hours: 16 hours guaranteed a week. With the potential for more hours. Ideally the candidate will work days in the week; Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday – to be discussed at interview.

Temporary contract until the end of October 2018. £8.25 per hour

The Japanese Garden is open seasonally from 1st March until 31st October every year.

Please provide a cover letter, let us know why you would be right for the position and a bit about yourself.

Thank you, we look forward to meeting you,

Natalie & Stuart


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