Available position: Assistant Gardener - Estate Property
Start Date: Spring 2020
Seeking an enthusiastic team player willing to get their hands dirty and play an integral role as an Assistant Gardener. The incumbent will have the opportunity to be a part of a 3-person team contributing to the care and maintenance of the gardens and grounds of two distinct Nova Scotia estates. There is a Halifax property with sprawling greens, formal groupings of ornamental plants and pond with Asian fish. This is complemented by a country estate, outside of the city, on the Atlantic ocean, comprised of vegetable gardens, manicured and naturalized gardens, ponds and winding paths.
Decor and Maintenance:
Equipment to be operated: beyond the basic garden hand tools, may include a leaf blower, garden tiller, weed torch, hedge shears, and other similar, small-engine, hand-held power tools.
This job is predominantly outdoors and has physical demands such as bending, lifting, kneeling, etc.
A sense of humour, willingness to learn, and an aesthetic eye will be highly valued! Likewise, being personable, professional and a good communicator are important assets.
Perks: Exercise. Fresh air. Beautiful surroundings.
This is a full-time and year-round position with regular hours, Monday - Friday.
All combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Please send all inquiries or cover letter and resume to Heather Spurrell at GardenerPositionNS@gmail.com.
Thank-you for your interest!