A lovely family near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, B95, are looking for a groundskeeper/maintenance person to care for their estate. You must be a confident driver with a full driving licence in order to apply for this job. This is a live out role so you should be able to commute easily to the property.
£33,000 - £35,000 gross per year depending on experience
A lovely family of three, the parents and their young daughter. They live in a beautiful four bedroom, four bathroom property surrounded by a large 100 acre plot of land. Their home comprises of a large drawing room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen and diner area, gym, orangery, guest flat, and stables which include a small guest house with bathrooms and bedrooms. The family have multiple onsite office tenants and the husband will occasionally be working onsite. You must be an animal lover as the family have 3 large dogs, 6 cats, 4 horses, and sheep! They are an outdoorsy family and take part in outdoor pursuits.
The Groundskeeper will be responsible for providing efficient and effective maintenance of the landscape and property. Including ensuring the security and general appearance of the building and surrounding areas are maintained in accordance with the required high standards. This is a varied role and duties include but are not limited to:
Completing daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly checklists.
During the summer months – you will assist the garden with gardening duties such as mowing and caring for grounds.
During the winter months you will be responsible for grounds maintenance of the property and general house management, such as maintenance, plumbing, carpentry, fencing.
Providing maintenance for the outbuilding which includes 7 rented offices such as fire alarm checking, house maintenance, painting, bathroom resealing etc.
Chopping wood for the fire.
Sorting the electric fencing out when required.
Walking and feeding the dogs.
Driving duties as and when required.
You should be organised with good communication and prioritisation skills.
You should be professional and friendly, greeting tradespeople and guests as they enter the estate.
Caring for the animals, feeding and walking the dogs. You will need to take care of the horses on occasion.
The family have four horses so it would be beneficial if you are knowledgeable and can look after the horses when the family are away. This is not essential but would be helpful.
The property is near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, B95. This is a live out role so you should be able to easily commute to the property.
Monday – Friday, 7.30am – 5pm
Occasional weekends needed, will be agreed in advance and paid in overtime or lieu
You must speak a good level of English.
You must hold a full driving licence and be a confident driver. You should have experience driving various size and type of vehicles. Experience with horses would be a bonus but not essential.
The family are interviewing now. We will be recruiting safely and following guidelines for social distancing with regards to COVID-19.