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Summer Gardener - Accommodation Provided

Summer job working in gardens of a historic house in the West Highlands of Scotland. 

What are you going to do

We are looking for a fluent English speaking person to work in our woodland garden on the west coast of Scotland (Highlands) for the summer season (May – September 2019).

38.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Some weekend work may be required.

The pay is £1250 per month.

Included is ensuite accommodation in a historic house, right on the beach. It is warm and comfortable, comes fully furnished with all bills included and unlimited wifi. A separate, fully equipped kitchen is also available for you to use (will be shared with 2 others). The sitting room boasts magnificent views out to the Small Isles.

Hard physical work will be required in all weathers including; clearing Rhododendrons, tree thinning, woodland path works, general grounds maintenance.

Driving license is essential, useful to have chainsaw and spraying certificates, and trailer license.

Ideal candidate must be motivated and happy to work outdoors in all weather.

Great opportunity to live on the site of a historic home in the Scottish Highlands surrounded by beautiful scenery and numerous outdoor activities, just down the road from the Outdoor Capital of the UK.

What we offer:

  • Accommodation
  • Vehicle
  • kayaks and boats to use in leisure time

What we ask:

  • No minimum education required
  • Hard working
  • Happy to work outside in all weather
  • Physically fit
  • Sociable
  • Comfortable using a chainsaw and power tools
  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Teamwork

Extra information

Education Level
University
Location
Scotland
Working hours per week
37 - 38
Type of Contract
Summer / Holiday Jobs
Salary indication
Between £1,240 and £1,250 per month
Responsible for
clearing Rhododendrons, tree thinning, woodland path works, general grounds maintenance, mowing lawns
Type of Job
Management
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Yes
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
Yes
Languages
English

Scotland | Management | Summer / Holiday Jobs | University

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