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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 are dedicated to the development of our employees. Many of the team started out in junior roles, but have been offered training and promotional opportunities as their skills have grown. We are very fortunate to have a large percentage of long-term team members able to offer their experience and expertise to the next generation of hospitality professionals.

Grounds Assistant

Up to £22,880 Plus service charge

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

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

Working 40 hours per week - shifts

As a Grounds Assistant you will assist the Estate Manager and the gardening team in achieving the highest standards of horticulture across the estate.

General Responsibilities

• To maintain and Estate, Gardens and Golf Course as instructed by the Estate Manager.
• Understand and be aware of the history of the Estate, including architects and landscape gardeners and how they have influenced and developed Luton Hoo.
• Wear and maintain all necessary personal protective equipment as provided.
• Assist with ongoing project work across the Estate including hard and soft landscaping
• Ensure that the Estates responsibilities for all Health and Safety aspects are maintained.
• Ensure that horticultural equipment is secured during work hours and is locked away and secured after each shift.
• Assist with the development of turf culture, hedge cutting and the pruning/training of ornamental trees and shrubs and climbing plants in many styles.
• General weed control and tidying
• Planting and aftercare of various trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants as instructed by the Estates Manager
• Assist in the maintenance of pond, fountains, and other water features in conjunction with the Estates Team
• Cleaning snow from driveways, patios and steps and the spreading of salt as required.
• Process fallen timber into usable logs for the Mansion House.
• External building maintenance, gutter clearing, drain clearing, refuse collection.
• Understand the minutes of meetings and policies as communicated by the Estates Manager
• Assist in the preparation and maintenance for guest use, the croquet and tennis courts during the spring/summer periods.
• Maintain good working relationships with colleagues, resident staff, Southern Estate
• Assist with Hedge cutting, Strimming and mowing in the Gardens, Golf Course and the wider Estate.

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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