We treat our people like family and our guests like royalty!
Located in a beautiful country setting with over 200 bedrooms including 30 opulent suites, the hotel will also feature indulgent dining experiences, elegant event spaces and a unique wellness focused destination with extensive spa and fitness facilities.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Head Gardener to oversee and manage all garden care and maintenance of the beautiful grounds at our new Fairmont Windsor Park hotel. The property is large, consisting of mixed and herbaceous beds and borders, natural areas with long grasses, parkland, trees, lawns, lakes and some formal areas.
The role will suit a knowledgeable, confident, hardworking Head Gardener who can communicate well with others while managing a small team. You will be passionate about gardening whilst developing the department and maintaining relationships with our residents.
What we are looking for:
- Experience of managing projects and budgets
- A charming confident individual with strong communications skills and holding a full driving licence
- Someone who is passionate about team management as it requires you to manage and lead a team of gardeners
- Practical hands-on experience in the maintenance of large gardens: lawn care, hedge trimming, border development and maintenance
- Experience of maintaining hard landscaping and outdoor furniture
- Experience of using the typical range of garden machinery
- Ideally have previous experience managing the grounds of a large estate with strong general plant knowledge and be able to manage Health & Safety and COSHH regulations for the department
- Any qualifications within the horticultural trade would be desirable (RHS Level 2 or similar)
What do we offer:
- A very competitive salary
- Enhanced holiday allowance for employees with over 5 years' service
- Discounted hotel room rates across our hotels, for you and your friends and family
- Training and career opportunities
- Excellent employee facilities including dedicated restaurant
- A range of Accor Hotels Benefits
Apply now to be our new Head Gardener!