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Fairways is recruiting an experienced Gardener / Handyman to join our Client who owns a beautiful unique guest house in Perthshire. This is a permanent full-time position offering a competitive salary and live-in accommodation. 
 
The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of ground maintenance and gardening and will ideally have a relevant qualification.
 
Responsibilities :-
 
  • Lawn mowing
  • Weeding
  • Hedge cutting
  • Strimming
  • Cutting back
  • Pruning
  • Edging
  • Cutting down trees
  • Growing vegetables
  • General estate maintenance work including basic joinery and electrical works
  • Liaising with private house guests
  • Driving duties including airport trips
  • Security of property in owners’ absence
 
Skills and Experience :-
 
  • Previous experience in grounds maintenance is essential including plant knowledge
  • PA1 / PA6 certificates advantageous
  • Chain saw licence preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all age groups
  • Car licence required
  • Enthusiastic personality with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player with the ability to work alone and under own initiative
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude
  • PVG certificate essential or willingness to initiate one
 
Benefits :-
 
Working hours Monday to Friday 8am to 5.30pm (1hr lunch break)
Occasional weekend and evening work may be required
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
2-bedroom unfurnished cottage with garden

 

 

Fairways Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

 

Fairways is an equal opportunities employer