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Head Gardener

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 Head Gardener to join our team.

Our aim is to create distinctly memorable experiences and so we strive to make every visit an occasion for our guests. As Head Gardener, you will lead the Garden Team to ensure that Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa Gardens are maintained to the highest 5 star standard. Working along the Estate Manager, you will plan and oversee the day to day up keep, maintenance and restoration of the Gardens. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to step up in a management position and develop their career further.

What are we looking for:

  • Proven practical experience as a professional gardener/horticulturalist at supervisory level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly organised, passionate and self-motivated
  • Be enthusiastic, customer-focused and be able to work within deadlines
  • Have a broad, in depth knowledge of plants and flora
  • Have proven experience of managing a team and the ability to train, develop and motivate people to achieve targets
  • High level of competence with gardening machinery and equipment

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:

  • 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
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Apply now to become our new Head Gardener and join the team at Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa!

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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